Fort Payne High School



Fort Payne High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Payne High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 217
10 203
11 191
12 217

Fort Payne High School is a public high school of the Fort Payne City School District located in Fort Payne, AL. It has 828 students in grades 8th through 12th. Fort Payne High School is the 117th largest public high school in Alabama and the 7,060th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 828
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 51

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Fort Payne High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 432
(52%)
892
(51%)
 Female 396
(48%)
857
(49%)

Fort Payne High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 568
(69%)
1,109
(63%)
 Hispanic 189
(23%)
479
(27%)
 Black 43
(5%)
79
(5%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
70
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Fort Payne High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 404
(49%)
963
(55%)
 Not Eligible 367
(44%)
679
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(7%)
107
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Payne High School is ranked 100th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Payne High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Fort Payne High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 780
2006 765
2007 774
2008 795
2009 828
2010 848
2011 834
2012 828

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.4
2007 17.2
2008 16.9
2009 17.5
2010 16.7
2011 16.2
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39871794871795
2006 0.41960784313725
2007 0.42635658914729
2008 0.41635220125786
2009 0.44082125603865
2010 0.48820754716981
2011 0.52278177458034
2012 0.55676328502415

Compare Fort Payne High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 55.7%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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