Payson High School



Payson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Payson 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
9 215
10 172
11 163
12 176

Payson High School is a public high school of the Payson Unified School District located in Payson, AZ. It has 726 students in grades 9th through 12th. Payson High School is the 150th largest public high school in Arizona and the 7,926th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.42

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Payson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 389
(54%)
421
(53%)
 Female 337
(46%)
370
(47%)

Payson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 573
(79%)
628
(79%)
 Hispanic 111
(15%)
117
(15%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(2%)
18
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Payson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 365
(50%)
397
(50%)
 Not Eligible 336
(46%)
364
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
30
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Payson High School is ranked 117th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Payson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Payson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 893
2006 822
2007 833
2008 788
2009 794
2010 777
2011 718
2012 726

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 18.1
2007 20.6
2008 19.7
2009 20.6
2010 20.4
2011 18.4
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3437849944009
2006 0.30900243309002
2007 0.4453781512605
2008 0.39086294416244
2009 0.42191435768262
2010 0.45688545688546
2011 0.53760445682451
2012 0.53719008264463

Compare Payson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 53.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Payson High School
Payson, AZ
Public 09 - 12 726 21.7:1  
Payson Community Christian School
Payson, AZ
Private PK - 10 67 11:1 1 miles
Payson Education Center
Payson, AZ
Public 09 - 12 54 15.4:1 1 miles
Payson Center for Success High School
Payson, AZ
Public 09 - 12 52 17.3:1 1 miles
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