Thomas Downey High School



Thomas Downey High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Downey 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
9 519
10 483
11 504
12 459

Thomas Downey High School is a public high school of the Modesto City High School District located in Modesto, CA. It has 1,965 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Downey High School is the 399th largest public high school in California and the 1,551st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,965
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.76

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Thomas Downey High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,006
(51%)
7,307
(50%)
 Male 959
(49%)
7,392
(50%)

Thomas Downey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,107
(56%)
7,355
(50%)
 White 649
(33%)
4,424
(30%)
 Two or More 75
(4%)
1,134
(8%)
 Asian 64
(3%)
973
(7%)
 Black 48
(2%)
583
(4%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
154
(1%)

Thomas Downey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,136
(58%)
7,145
(49%)
 Not Eligible 688
(35%)
6,589
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(7%)
965
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Downey High School is ranked 229th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Downey High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.0%) is 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.

Thomas Downey High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2463
2006 2433
2007 2336
2008 2192
2009 2040
2010 2000
2011 1985
2012 1965

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.3
2006 25.6
2007 21.5
2008 23.5
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.5
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61266747868453
2006 0.61652281134402
2007 0.60573630136986
2008 0.60903284671533
2009 0.62009803921569
2010 0.615
2011 0.39949622166247
2012 0.6498727735369

Compare Thomas Downey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 65.0%
 

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