Wasco High School



Wasco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wasco 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
9 498
10 416
11 350
12 346

Wasco High School is a public high school of the Wasco Union High School District located in Wasco, CA. It has 1,610 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wasco High School is the 580th largest public high school in California and the 2,795th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,610
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.5

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Wasco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 821
(51%)
908
(52%)
 Female 789
(49%)
852
(48%)

Wasco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,476
(92%)
1,618
(92%)
 White 87
(5%)
90
(5%)
 Black 37
(2%)
40
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wasco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,024
(64%)
1,122
(64%)
 Not Eligible 466
(29%)
512
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(7%)
126
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wasco High School is ranked 295th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wasco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) 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.

Wasco High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1511
2006 1577
2007 1624
2008 1645
2009 1659
2010 1618
2011 1644
2012 1610

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.5
2006 24.6
2007 21.9
2008 23.6
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74586366644606
2006 0.84527584020292
2007 0.80480295566502
2008 0.77993920972644
2009 0.73116335141652
2010 0.67799752781211
2011 0.16666666666667
2012 0.71055900621118

Compare Wasco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 71.1%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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