Alta Senior High School



Alta Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Senior 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 57
10 52
11 45
12 56

Alta Senior High School is a public high school of the Alta Community School District located in Alta, IA. It has 210 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alta Senior High School is the 251st largest public high school in Iowa and the 16,795th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.1 to 1.

Total Students: 210
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.97

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Alta Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(52%)
109
(52%)
 Female 101
(48%)
101
(48%)

Alta Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 171
(81%)
171
(81%)
 Hispanic 31
(15%)
31
(15%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Alta Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 133
(63%)
133
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(28%)
59
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(9%)
18
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alta Senior High School is ranked 207th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.2%. 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.

Alta Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 204
2006 195
2007 198
2008 172
2009 170
2010 169
2011 227
2012 210

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 11.9
2007 12.9
2008 10.4
2009 12.3
2010 13.5
2011 12.1
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34313725490196
2006 0.34358974358974
2007 0.36868686868687
2008 0.29651162790698
2009 0.33529411764706
2010 0.33727810650888
2011 0.35242290748899
2012 0.36666666666667

Compare Alta Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 36.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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