Palisade High School



Palisade High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palisade 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
9 265
10 282
11 252
12 222

Palisade High School is a public high school of the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 located in Palisade, CO. It has 1,021 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palisade High School is the 105th largest public high school in Colorado and the 5,727th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,021
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.26

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Palisade High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 521
(51%)
3,505
(49%)
 Male 500
(49%)
3,583
(51%)

Palisade High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 720
(71%)
5,343
(75%)
 Hispanic 233
(23%)
1,338
(19%)
 Two or More 40
(4%)
237
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Black 9
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Palisade High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 558
(55%)
4,601
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(35%)
1,969
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(10%)
518
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palisade High School is ranked 65th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palisade High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.3%. 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.

Palisade High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 899
2006 922
2007 964
2008 1001
2009 1028
2010 1003
2011 1010
2012 1021

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18
2007 17.7
2008 17
2009 18
2010 17.4
2011 18.9
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43047830923248
2006 0.32646420824295
2007 0.42427385892116
2008 0.43856143856144
2009 0.48249027237354
2010 0.45563310069791
2011 0.43960396039604
2012 0.45347698334966

Compare Palisade High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,021 19.5:1  
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