Virgil Grissom High School



Virgil Grissom High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virgil Grissom 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
9 501
10 467
11 452
12 405

Virgil Grissom High School is a public high school of the Huntsville City School District located in Huntsville, AL. It has 1,825 students in grades 9th through 12th. Virgil Grissom High School is the 13th largest public high school in Alabama and the 2,099th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,825
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,099th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 13th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 295th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 13th out of 381

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Virgil Grissom High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 929
(51%)
3,540
(50%)
 Female 896
(49%)
3,481
(50%)

Virgil Grissom High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,149
(63%)
2,927
(42%)
 Black 312
(17%)
2,927
(42%)
 Hispanic 179
(10%)
604
(9%)
 Two or More 111
(6%)
367
(5%)
 Asian 63
(3%)
134
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
25
(0%)

Virgil Grissom High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,243
(68%)
4,468
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 532
(29%)
2,475
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(3%)
78
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Virgil Grissom High School is ranked 45th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Virgil Grissom High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is lower than the state average of 48.1%. 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.

Virgil Grissom High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1990
2006 2017
2007 1967
2008 2011
2009 2026
2010 1986
2011 1970
2012 1825
2013 1849
2014 1742
2015 1825

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 18.2
2007 16.9
2008 18.3
2009 18.6
2010 19
2011 18.2
2012 17.2
2013 18.6
2014 18
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.062814070351759
2006 0.067426871591472
2007 0.071174377224199
2008 0.090999502734958
2009 0.11796643632774
2010 0.134944612286
2011 0.15482233502538
2012 0.19287671232877
2013 0.24283396430503
2014 0.26291618828932
2015 0.31890410958904

Compare Virgil Grissom High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.9%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Virgil Grissom High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,825 18.9:1  
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