Sowers Alternative High School



Sowers Alternative High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sowers Alternative 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 9
10 17
11 18
12 23

Sowers Alternative High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 67 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sowers Alternative High School is the 316th largest public high school in Kansas and the 21,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.2 to 1.

Total Students: 67
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 13

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Sowers Alternative High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 51
(76%)
6,813
(51%)
 Female 16
(24%)
6,583
(49%)

Sowers Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 36
(54%)
4,978
(37%)
 Two or More 13
(19%)
1,095
(8%)
 Black 11
(16%)
2,452
(18%)
 Hispanic 5
(7%)
3,925
(29%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
235
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
693
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Sowers Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(79%)
7,636
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(12%)
1,269
(9%)
 Not Eligible 6
(9%)
4,491
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sowers Alternative High School is ranked 225th out of 0 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sowers Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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.

Sowers Alternative High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 192
2006 N/A
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 75
2011 83
2012 67

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.9
2006 N/A
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 6.2
2011 6.2
2012 5.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.796875
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.86666666666667
2011 0.93975903614458
2012 0.91044776119403

Compare Sowers Alternative High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
520.0% 5.2:1
 
1,309.6% 13.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 91.0%
 

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