Wacoochee Jr High School



Wacoochee Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wacoochee Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 482
8 477
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wacoochee Jr High School is a public high school of the Lee County School District located in Smiths Station, AL. It has 959 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 959
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.2

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Wacoochee Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 492
(51%)
2,265
(51%)
 Female 467
(49%)
2,177
(49%)

Wacoochee Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 704
(73%)
3,070
(69%)
 Black 179
(19%)
1,105
(25%)
 Hispanic 47
(5%)
164
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Wacoochee Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 498
(52%)
2,233
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 358
(37%)
1,828
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 103
(11%)
381
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Wacoochee Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly 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.

Wacoochee Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 962
2006 991
2007 950
2008 895
2009 889
2010 916
2011 1004
2012 1040
2013 1032
2014 975
2015 959

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.5
2007 18.1
2008 17.4
2009 18.1
2010 18.6
2011 20.4
2012 20.7
2013 20.2
2014 19
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3950103950104
2006 0.41372351160444
2007 0.41894736842105
2008 0.42346368715084
2009 0.44431946006749
2010 0.44868995633188
2011 0.46613545816733
2012 0.48076923076923
2013 0.46511627906977
2014 0.48
2015 0.48070907194995

Compare Wacoochee Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.1%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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