Thomas Downey High School



Thomas Downey High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Downey 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
9 575
10 511
11 523
12 417

Thomas Downey High School is a public high school of the Modesto City High School District located in Modesto, CA. It has 2,026 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Downey High School is the 362nd largest public high school in California and the 1,527th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,026
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,527th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 362nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,115th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 426th out of 2,608

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Thomas Downey High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,049
(52%)
7,685
(51%)
 Female 977
(48%)
7,368
(49%)

Thomas Downey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,223
(60%)
8,122
(54%)
 White 612
(30%)
4,163
(28%)
 Two or More 80
(4%)
1,075
(7%)
 Black 53
(3%)
543
(4%)
 Asian 43
(2%)
951
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(0%)
134
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
65
(0%)

Thomas Downey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,231
(61%)
7,902
(52%)
 Not Eligible 632
(31%)
5,660
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 163
(8%)
1,491
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Downey High School is ranked 223rd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Downey High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is 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.

Thomas Downey High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2463
2006 2433
2007 2336
2008 2192
2009 2040
2010 2000
2011 1985
2012 1965
2013 1974
2014 1905
2015 2026

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.3
2006 25.6
2007 21.5
2008 23.5
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.5
2012 24
2013 24.4
2014 23.9
2015 25.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61266747868453
2006 0.61652281134402
2007 0.60573630136986
2008 0.60903284671533
2009 0.62009803921569
2010 0.615
2011 0.39949622166247
2012 0.6498727735369
2013 0.65501519756839
2014 0.67664041994751
2015 0.68805528134255

Compare Thomas Downey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,540.0% 25.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.8%
 

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