Mays High School



Mays High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mays 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
9 616
10 366
11 274
12 329

Mays High School is a public high school of the Atlanta Public Schools located in Atlanta, GA. It has 1,585 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mays High School is the 105th largest public high school in Georgia and the 2,888th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.7

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Mays High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 811
(51%)
6,225
(51%)
 Male 774
(49%)
5,911
(49%)

Mays High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,549
(98%)
10,481
(86%)
 Hispanic 30
(2%)
587
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
122
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
65
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
868
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Mays High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,182
(75%)
9,229
(76%)
 Not Eligible 334
(21%)
2,461
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(4%)
446
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mays High School is ranked 26th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mays High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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.

Mays High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1858
2006 1765
2007 1734
2008 1744
2009 1771
2010 1518
2011 1429
2012 1585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.5
2007 15.8
2008 16.9
2009 16.1
2010 15.3
2011 14.7
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61410118406889
2006 0.61019830028329
2007 0.6320645905421
2008 0.6875
2009 0.75607001693958
2010 0.78524374176548
2011 0.75997200839748
2012 0.78927444794953

Compare Mays High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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