Hercules High School



Hercules High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hercules High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 264
10 239
11 267
12 235

Hercules High School is a public high school of the West Contra Costa Unf School District located in Hercules, CA. It has 1,006 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hercules High School is the 817th largest public high school in California and the 5,824th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,006
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.77

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Hercules High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 550
(55%)
5,868
(52%)
 Female 456
(45%)
5,374
(48%)

Hercules High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 446
(44%)
1,864
(17%)
 Black 248
(25%)
2,404
(21%)
 Hispanic 202
(20%)
5,781
(51%)
 White 91
(9%)
1,014
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
97
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
58
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
24
(0%)

Hercules High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 590
(59%)
3,569
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(29%)
6,505
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(13%)
1,168
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hercules High School is ranked 815th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hercules High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) is slightly 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.

Hercules High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1200
2006 1091
2007 1117
2008 1107
2009 1008
2010 783
2011 1001
2012 1006

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 19.8
2007 18.8
2008 21.5
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18083333333333
2006 0.20439963336389
2007 0.26499552372426
2008 0.27913279132791
2009 0.3234126984127
2010 0.49297573435504
2011 0.14185814185814
2012 0.41351888667992

Compare Hercules High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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