Hercules High School



Hercules High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hercules 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
9 229
10 232
11 272
12 247

Hercules High School is a public high school of the West Contra Costa Unified School District located in Hercules, CA. It has 980 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hercules High School is the 840th largest public high school in California and the 6,094th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.8 to 1.

Total Students: 980
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,094th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 840th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,304th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 928th out of 2,608

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Hercules High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 502
(51%)
6,335
(52%)
 Female 478
(49%)
5,930
(48%)

Hercules High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 435
(44%)
2,006
(16%)
 Black 262
(27%)
2,374
(19%)
 Hispanic 190
(19%)
6,524
(53%)
 White 69
(7%)
1,114
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
147
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
83
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Hercules High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 566
(58%)
3,521
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(34%)
7,498
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(8%)
1,246
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hercules High School is ranked 880th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hercules High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.2%) 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.

Hercules High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1200
2006 1091
2007 1117
2008 1107
2009 1008
2010 783
2011 1001
2012 1006
2013 1015
2014 935
2015 980

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 19.8
2007 18.8
2008 21.5
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 25.3
2013 25.8
2014 24.3
2015 26.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18083333333333
2006 0.20439963336389
2007 0.26499552372426
2008 0.27913279132791
2009 0.3234126984127
2010 0.49297573435504
2011 0.14185814185814
2012 0.41351888667992
2013 0.40394088669951
2014 0.41283422459893
2015 0.42244897959184

Compare Hercules High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,680.0% 26.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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