Berkeley High School



Berkeley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Berkeley 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
9 815
10 767
11 802
12 792

Berkeley High School is a public high school of the Berkeley Unf School District located in Berkeley, CA. It has 3,176 students in grades 9th through 12th. Berkeley High School is the 43rd largest public high school in California and the 172nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.6 to 1.

Total Students: 3,176
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 162.41

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Berkeley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,588
(50%)
1,755
(50%)
 Female 1,588
(50%)
1,727
(50%)

Berkeley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,168
(37%)
1,181
(34%)
 Black 688
(22%)
795
(23%)
 Hispanic 664
(21%)
816
(23%)
 Two or More 336
(11%)
356
(10%)
 Asian 303
(10%)
315
(9%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
8
(0%)

Berkeley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,249
(71%)
2,374
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 816
(26%)
962
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(3%)
146
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Berkeley High School is ranked 406th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Berkeley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.2%) is lower than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

Berkeley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2969
2006 2892
2007 2784
2008 3329
2009 3349
2010 3417
2011 3205
2012 3176

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.4
2007 14.4
2008 19.6
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 18.8
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30919501515662
2006 0.31293222683264
2007 0.33620689655172
2008 0.25623310303394
2009 0.28934010152284
2010 0.31987123207492
2011 0.40405616224649
2012 0.2918765743073

Compare Berkeley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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