Shepherd Junior High School



Shepherd Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepherd Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 326
8 314
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepherd Junior High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 640 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.62

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Shepherd Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(55%)
15,134
(52%)
 Female 288
(45%)
14,235
(48%)

Shepherd Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 418
(65%)
13,899
(47%)
 Hispanic 147
(23%)
11,878
(40%)
 Black 28
(4%)
1,289
(4%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
1,276
(4%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
573
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
316
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
138
(0%)

Shepherd Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 356
(56%)
13,517
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(34%)
13,523
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(11%)
2,329
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Shepherd Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. 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.

Shepherd Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1478
2006 1313
2007 1244
2008 1251
2009 1215
2010 1177
2011 726
2012 772
2013 718
2014 627
2015 640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 20
2007 20.4
2008 20.7
2009 20.8
2010 21.5
2011 21.2
2012 19.8
2013 18.2
2014 17.9
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25845737483085
2006 0.22239146991622
2007 0.2508038585209
2008 0.2589928057554
2009 0.35555555555556
2010 0.37298215802889
2011 0.42011019283747
2012 0.4119170984456
2013 0.41782729805014
2014 0.40988835725678
2015 0.44375

Compare Shepherd Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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