Herscher High School



Herscher High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Herscher 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
9 135
10 171
11 152
12 146

Herscher High School is a public high school of the Herscher Community Unit School District 2 located in Herscher, IL. It has 604 students in grades 9th through 12th. Herscher High School is the 304th largest public high school in Illinois and the 9,196th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.52

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Herscher High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 320
(53%)
320
(53%)
 Female 284
(47%)
284
(47%)

Herscher High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 566
(94%)
566
(94%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
16
(3%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Herscher High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 466
(77%)
466
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(20%)
119
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
19
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Herscher High School is ranked 426th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Herscher High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) is lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Herscher High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 703
2006 681
2007 689
2008 690
2009 660
2010 634
2011 651
2012 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.1
2007 16.4
2008 17.7
2009 18.9
2010 15.8
2011 14.2
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12517780938834
2006 0.14096916299559
2007 0.12626995645864
2008 0.14347826086957
2009 0.17424242424242
2010 0.17350157728707
2011 0.21198156682028
2012 0.22847682119205

Compare Herscher High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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