Fitzgerald High School



Fitzgerald High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fitzgerald 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
9 242
10 193
11 153
12 162

Fitzgerald High School is a public high school of the Ben Hill County School District located in Fitzgerald, GA. It has 750 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fitzgerald High School is the 288th largest public high school in Georgia and the 7,700th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 750
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.6

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Fitzgerald High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 400
(53%)
400
(53%)
 Male 350
(47%)
350
(47%)

Fitzgerald High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(49%)
366
(49%)
 Black 317
(42%)
317
(42%)
 Hispanic 58
(8%)
58
(8%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Fitzgerald High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 529
(71%)
529
(71%)
 Not Eligible 160
(21%)
160
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
61
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fitzgerald High School is ranked 182nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fitzgerald High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) 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.

Fitzgerald High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 894
2006 892
2007 896
2008 857
2009 850
2010 793
2011 769
2012 750

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.3
2007 13.8
2008 13.8
2009 15.3
2010 14.8
2011 15.3
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65995525727069
2006 0.66143497757848
2007 0.65959821428571
2008 0.72462077012835
2009 0.69058823529412
2010 0.74022698612863
2011 0.72561768530559
2012 0.78666666666667

Compare Fitzgerald High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
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 78.7%
 

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