Palomar High School



Palomar High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palomar 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 0
10 1
11 62
12 225

Palomar High School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in Chula Vista, CA. It has 288 students in grades 7th through 12th. Palomar High School is the 1,390th largest public high school in California and the 14,995th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,995th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,390th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 457th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,134th out of 2,608

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Palomar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 188
(65%)
20,968
(52%)
 Female 100
(35%)
19,576
(48%)

Palomar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 264
(92%)
31,140
(77%)
 White 8
(3%)
2,332
(6%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
3,940
(10%)
 Black 6
(2%)
1,085
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,846
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
121
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Palomar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(58%)
17,888
(44%)
 Not Eligible 104
(36%)
17,743
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
4,913
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palomar High School is ranked 1,300th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palomar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Palomar High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 439
2006 492
2007 439
2008 467
2009 441
2010 383
2011 398
2012 373
2013 368
2014 350
2015 288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.7
2007 12.8
2008 15.3
2009 14.7
2010 N/A
2011 17.4
2012 15.6
2013 15
2014 15.6
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49886104783599
2006 0.48373983739837
2007 0.48519362186788
2008 0.25695931477516
2009 0.29024943310658
2010 0.4490861618799
2011 0.96733668341709
2012 0.62466487935657
2013 0.76086956521739
2014 0.64
2015 0.63888888888889

Compare Palomar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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