Henry M. Gunn High School



Henry M. Gunn High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry M. Gunn High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 488
10 434
11 488
12 430
UG 8

Henry M. Gunn High School is a public high school of the Palo Alto Unf School District located in Palo Alto, CA. It has 1,850 students in grades 9th through 12th. Henry M. Gunn High School is the 468th largest public high school in California and the 1,893rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,850
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 108.08

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Henry M. Gunn High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 984
(53%)
1,990
(52%)
 Female 866
(47%)
1,854
(48%)

Henry M. Gunn High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 782
(42%)
1,286
(33%)
 White 762
(41%)
1,853
(48%)
 Hispanic 160
(9%)
367
(10%)
 Two or More 118
(6%)
223
(6%)
 Black 25
(1%)
92
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Henry M. Gunn High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,734
(94%)
3,589
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(4%)
183
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(2%)
72
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Henry M. Gunn High School is ranked 1,525th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry M. Gunn High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) 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.

Henry M. Gunn High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1658
2006 1691
2007 1705
2008 1917
2009 1912
2010 1885
2011 1854
2012 1850

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 14.6
2007 12.8
2008 16.1
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.8
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046441495778046
2006 0.045535186280308
2007 0.06217008797654
2008 0.061032863849765
2009 0.061192468619247
2010 0.082228116710875
2011 0.17098166127292
2012 0.062702702702703

Compare Henry M. Gunn High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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