Shafter High School



Shafter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shafter 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
9 441
10 337
11 373
12 300

Shafter High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Shafter, CA. It has 1,451 students in grades 9th through 12th. Shafter High School is the 642nd largest public high school in California and the 3,420th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.02

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Shafter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 728
(50%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 723
(50%)
18,557
(50%)

Shafter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,311
(90%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 108
(7%)
9,379
(25%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
668
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
2,347
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
60
(0%)

Shafter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 942
(65%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 373
(26%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 136
(9%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shafter High School is ranked 325th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shafter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.3%) 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.

Shafter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1469
2006 1507
2007 1499
2008 1558
2009 1507
2010 1494
2011 1527
2012 1451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 21.8
2007 18.7
2008 23.9
2009 25.1
2010 N/A
2011 24.7
2012 25.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68754254594963
2006 0.67219641672196
2007 0.67578385590394
2008 0.72593068035944
2009 0.74983410749834
2010 0.785140562249
2011 0.15979043876883
2012 0.74293590627154

Compare Shafter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,590.0% 25.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 74.3%
 

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