Arcata High School



Arcata High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arcata 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
10 199
11 198
12 212

Arcata High School is a public high school of the Northern Humboldt Union High School District located in Arcata, CA. It has 855 students in grades 9th through 12th. Arcata High School is the 892nd largest public high school in California and the 6,940th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,940th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 892nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,570th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 910th out of 2,608

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Arcata High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 460
(54%)
893
(50%)
 Male 395
(46%)
897
(50%)

Arcata High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 647
(76%)
1,273
(71%)
 Hispanic 90
(11%)
176
(10%)
 Two or More 71
(8%)
207
(12%)
 American Indian 20
(2%)
90
(5%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Black 10
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)

Arcata High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 590
(69%)
1,109
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(27%)
611
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(4%)
70
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Arcata High School is ranked 1,116th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arcata High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.0%) is lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Arcata High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 891
2006 837
2007 801
2008 851
2009 834
2010 809
2011 818
2012 826
2013 832
2014 830
2015 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 18.7
2007 15
2008 21.3
2009 16.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 21.1
2013 22.3
2014 20.6
2015 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10325476992144
2006 0.11230585424134
2007 0.14357053682896
2008 0.45358401880141
2009 0.44364508393285
2010 0.12608158220025
2011 0.046454767726161
2012 0.29661016949153
2013 0.24879807692308
2014 0.27710843373494
2015 0.30994152046784

Compare Arcata High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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