Palomar High School



Palomar High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palomar 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 0
10 5
11 65
12 303

Palomar High School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in Chula Vista, CA. It has 373 students in grades 7th through 12th. Palomar High School is the 1,252nd largest public high school in California and the 12,925th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.9

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Palomar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(66%)
21,300
(52%)
 Female 127
(34%)
19,522
(48%)

Palomar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 323
(87%)
30,518
(75%)
 Black 19
(5%)
1,308
(3%)
 White 18
(5%)
3,178
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
214
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4,149
(10%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,280
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
175
(0%)

Palomar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(56%)
15,907
(39%)
 Not Eligible 140
(38%)
20,739
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
4,176
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palomar High School is ranked 1,130th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palomar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.5%) is slightly 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.

Palomar High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 439
2006 492
2007 439
2008 467
2009 441
2010 383
2011 398
2012 373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.7
2007 12.8
2008 15.3
2009 14.7
2010 N/A
2011 17.4
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49886104783599
2006 0.48373983739837
2007 0.48519362186788
2008 0.25695931477516
2009 0.29024943310658
2010 0.4490861618799
2011 0.96733668341709
2012 0.62466487935657

Compare Palomar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 62.5%
 

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