Empire High School



Empire High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Empire 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
9 179
10 192
11 191
12 190

Empire High School is a public high school of the Vail Unified School District located in Tucson, AZ. It has 752 students in grades 9th through 12th. Empire High School is the 146th largest public high school in Arizona and the 7,682nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 752
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.81

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Empire High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 379
(50%)
1,915
(51%)
 Female 373
(50%)
1,818
(49%)

Empire High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 506
(67%)
2,295
(61%)
 Hispanic 156
(21%)
1,027
(28%)
 Black 39
(5%)
183
(5%)
 Asian 30
(4%)
119
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
73
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

Empire High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 633
(84%)
2,942
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(11%)
553
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
238
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Empire High School is ranked 241st out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Empire High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Empire High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 327
2006 549
2007 734
2008 792
2009 815
2010 802
2011 818
2012 752

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 21
2007 17.9
2008 16.3
2009 17.6
2010 20.5
2011 21
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13455657492355
2006 0.15846994535519
2007 0.12534059945504
2008 0.11868686868687
2009 0.15828220858896
2010 0.15211970074813
2011 0.14303178484108
2012 0.15824468085106

Compare Empire High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.8%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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