Henry M. Gunn High School



Henry M. Gunn High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry M. Gunn 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
9 489
10 470
11 464
12 495
UG 21

Henry M. Gunn High School is a public high school of the Palo Alto Unified School District located in Palo Alto, CA. It has 1,939 students in grades 9th through 12th. Henry M. Gunn High School is the 412th largest public high school in California and the 1,772nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,939
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 100.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,772nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 412th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,087th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 170th out of 2,608

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Henry M. Gunn High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,006
(52%)
2,013
(51%)
 Female 933
(48%)
1,951
(49%)

Henry M. Gunn High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 876
(45%)
1,508
(38%)
 White 733
(38%)
1,719
(43%)
 Hispanic 173
(9%)
370
(9%)
 Two or More 126
(6%)
235
(6%)
 Black 25
(1%)
91
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

Henry M. Gunn High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,825
(94%)
3,711
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(5%)
192
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(1%)
61
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Henry M. Gunn High School is ranked 1,554th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry M. Gunn High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.9%) is significantly 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.

Henry M. Gunn High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1658
2006 1691
2007 1705
2008 1917
2009 1912
2010 1885
2011 1854
2012 1850
2013 1904
2014 1897
2015 1939

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 14.6
2007 12.8
2008 16.1
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.8
2012 17.1
2013 17.5
2014 17.2
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046441495778046
2006 0.045535186280308
2007 0.06217008797654
2008 0.061032863849765
2009 0.061192468619247
2010 0.082228116710875
2011 0.17098166127292
2012 0.062702702702703
2013 0.070378151260504
2014 0.07380073800738
2015 0.0587931923672

Compare Henry M. Gunn High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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