Colfax High School



Colfax High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colfax 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
9 157
10 196
11 201
12 171

Colfax High School is a public high school of the Placer Union High School District located in Colfax, CA. It has 725 students in grades 9th through 12th. Colfax High School is the 931st largest public high school in California and the 7,935th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.4 to 1.

Total Students: 725
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.56

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Colfax High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 377
(52%)
2,262
(52%)
 Female 348
(48%)
2,062
(48%)

Colfax High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 642
(89%)
3,395
(79%)
 Hispanic 50
(7%)
513
(12%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
279
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Colfax High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 546
(75%)
3,274
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(17%)
821
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(8%)
229
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Colfax High School is ranked 1,267th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Colfax High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.7%) is significantly 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.

Colfax High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 935
2006 895
2007 918
2008 923
2009 864
2010 855
2011 785
2012 725

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 21.6
2007 21
2008 23.9
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 25.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1475935828877
2006 0.14972067039106
2007 0.17320261437908
2008 0.16684723726977
2009 0.21875
2010 0.2093567251462
2011 0.42292993630573
2012 0.24689655172414

Compare Colfax High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,540.0% 25.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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