Fort Payne High School



Fort Payne High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Payne 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
9 246
10 256
11 219
12 199

Fort Payne High School is a public high school of the Fort Payne City School District located in Fort Payne, AL. It has 920 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fort Payne High School is the 91st largest public high school in Alabama and the 6,501st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 920
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,501st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 91st out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 231st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 96th out of 381

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Fort Payne High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 470
(51%)
470
(51%)
 Female 450
(49%)
450
(49%)

Fort Payne High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 552
(60%)
552
(60%)
 Hispanic 292
(32%)
292
(32%)
 Black 47
(5%)
47
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Fort Payne High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 501
(54%)
501
(54%)
 Not Eligible 366
(40%)
366
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(6%)
53
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Payne High School is ranked 53rd out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Payne High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is higher than the state average of 48.1%. 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.

Fort Payne High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 780
2006 765
2007 774
2008 795
2009 828
2010 848
2011 834
2012 828
2013 801
2014 873
2015 920

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.4
2007 17.2
2008 16.9
2009 17.5
2010 16.7
2011 16.2
2012 16.2
2013 16.7
2014 18
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39871794871795
2006 0.41960784313725
2007 0.42635658914729
2008 0.41635220125786
2009 0.44082125603865
2010 0.48820754716981
2011 0.52278177458034
2012 0.55676328502415
2013 0.55555555555556
2014 0.58762886597938
2015 0.60217391304348

Compare Fort Payne High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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