Ottumwa High School



Ottumwa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ottumwa 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
9 324
10 326
11 330
12 352

Ottumwa High School is a public high school of the Ottumwa Community School District located in Ottumwa, IA. It has 1,332 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ottumwa High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Iowa and the 3,976th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.45

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Ottumwa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 698
(52%)
698
(52%)
 Female 634
(48%)
634
(48%)

Ottumwa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 999
(75%)
999
(75%)
 Hispanic 236
(18%)
236
(18%)
 Black 41
(3%)
41
(3%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

Ottumwa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 646
(48%)
646
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 606
(45%)
606
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(6%)
80
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ottumwa High School is ranked 11th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ottumwa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.5%) is significantly 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.

Ottumwa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1578
2006 1555
2007 1474
2008 1428
2009 1391
2010 1364
2011 1344
2012 1332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.9
2007 15.9
2008 15.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.5
2011 15.7
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42902408111534
2006 0.47717041800643
2007 0.31275440976934
2008 0.29411764705882
2009 0.32782171099928
2010 0.42595307917889
2011 0.46428571428571
2012 0.51501501501502

Compare Ottumwa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,332 16.2:1  
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