Spencer High School



Spencer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spencer 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
9 232
10 188
11 168
12 129

Spencer High School is a public high school of the Muscogee County School District located in Columbus, GA. It has 717 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spencer High School is the 296th largest public high school in Georgia and the 8,022nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.4 to 1.

Total Students: 717
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.9

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Spencer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 387
(54%)
4,421
(49%)
 Female 330
(46%)
4,660
(51%)

Spencer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 572
(80%)
5,059
(56%)
 Hispanic 52
(7%)
516
(6%)
 White 47
(7%)
2,916
(32%)
 Two or More 35
(5%)
377
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
183
(2%)

Spencer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 581
(81%)
4,646
(51%)
 Not Eligible 86
(12%)
3,664
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(7%)
771
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spencer High School is ranked 164th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spencer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) 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.

Spencer High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1070
2006 992
2007 971
2008 902
2009 862
2010 863
2011 755
2012 717

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.5
2007 15.1
2008 12.7
2009 12.9
2010 12.5
2011 11.3
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78317757009346
2006 0.76411290322581
2007 0.84449021627188
2008 0.81929046563193
2009 0.79118329466357
2010 0.78215527230591
2011 0.83576158940397
2012 0.88005578800558

Compare Spencer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 717 11.4:1  
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