Sheldon High School



Sheldon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheldon 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
9 610
10 585
11 607
12 554

Sheldon High School is a public high school of the Elk Grove Unf School District located in Sacramento, CA. It has 2,356 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sheldon High School is the 237th largest public high school in California and the 774th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.8

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Sheldon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,201
(51%)
14,976
(51%)
 Female 1,155
(49%)
14,313
(49%)

Sheldon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 757
(32%)
8,003
(27%)
 White 565
(24%)
6,971
(24%)
 Hispanic 497
(21%)
7,118
(24%)
 Black 373
(16%)
4,966
(17%)
 Two or More 99
(4%)
1,529
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 47
(2%)
544
(2%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
158
(1%)

Sheldon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,049
(45%)
13,948
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 978
(42%)
12,043
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 329
(14%)
3,298
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sheldon High School is ranked 217th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheldon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

Sheldon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3038
2006 2676
2007 2461
2008 2464
2009 2409
2010 2379
2011 2340
2012 2356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.6
2006 22.9
2007 19.5
2008 23.8
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30348913759052
2006 0.4076980568012
2007 0.45713124746038
2008 0.48214285714286
2009 0.53507679535077
2010 0.50777637662884
2011 0.11025641025641
2012 0.55475382003396

Compare Sheldon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 55.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,356 24.3:1  
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