William J. (pete) Knight High School



William J. (pete) Knight High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William J. (pete) Knight 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
9 780
10 776
11 734
12 666

William J. (pete) Knight High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Palmdale, CA. It has 2,956 students in grades 9th through 12th. William J. (pete) Knight High School is the 55th largest public high school in California and the 286th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,956
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 125.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 286th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 55th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,776th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 44th out of 2,608

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William J. (pete) Knight High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,529
(52%)
12,424
(52%)
 Female 1,427
(48%)
11,670
(48%)

William J. (pete) Knight High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,248
(76%)
14,474
(60%)
 Black 439
(15%)
4,303
(18%)
 White 147
(5%)
3,599
(15%)
 Asian 60
(2%)
698
(3%)
 Two or More 51
(2%)
857
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
110
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
53
(0%)

William J. (pete) Knight High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,784
(60%)
14,067
(58%)
 Not Eligible 771
(26%)
7,786
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 401
(14%)
2,241
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

William J. (pete) Knight High School is ranked 38th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William J. (pete) Knight High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.9%) 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.

William J. (pete) Knight High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2519
2006 3283
2007 3415
2008 3368
2009 3450
2010 3418
2011 3416
2012 3294
2013 3159
2014 3064
2015 2956

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26
2006 24.7
2007 21.3
2008 25.3
2009 24.1
2010 N/A
2011 24.5
2012 24.5
2013 25.1
2014 24.9
2015 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66057959507741
2006 0.53030764544624
2007 0.72415812591508
2008 0.61549881235154
2009 0.72405797101449
2010 0.73083674663546
2011
2012 0.68943533697632
2013 0.69863880974992
2014 0.69451697127937
2015 0.73917456021651

Compare William J. (pete) Knight High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 73.9%
 

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