Atwater High School



Atwater High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Atwater 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
9 468
10 465
11 415
12 411

Atwater High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Atwater, CA. It has 1,759 students in grades 9th through 12th. Atwater High School is the 519th largest public high school in California and the 2,224th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.57

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Atwater High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 925
(53%)
5,093
(51%)
 Female 834
(47%)
4,976
(49%)

Atwater High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,259
(72%)
6,254
(62%)
 White 342
(19%)
1,895
(19%)
 Asian 93
(5%)
1,268
(13%)
 Black 55
(3%)
420
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
172
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

Atwater High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,186
(67%)
6,533
(65%)
 Not Eligible 357
(20%)
2,430
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 216
(12%)
1,106
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Atwater High School is ranked 190th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Atwater High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

Atwater High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1806
2006 1849
2007 1938
2008 1887
2009 1916
2010 1859
2011 1789
2012 1759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22.7
2007 19.3
2008 23
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.7
2012 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80841638981174
2006 0.66035694970254
2007 0.83333333333333
2008 0.88023317435082
2009 0.90553235908142
2010 0.88811188811189
2011
2012 0.79704377487209

Compare Atwater High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 79.7%
 

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