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
9 615
10 578
11 552
12 577

Sheldon High School is a public high school of the Elk Grove Unified School District located in Sacramento, CA. It has 2,322 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sheldon High School is the 224th largest public high school in California and the 896th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 111.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 896th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 224th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,267th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 87th out of 2,608

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Sheldon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,199
(52%)
15,195
(51%)
 Female 1,123
(48%)
14,409
(49%)

Sheldon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 788
(34%)
8,440
(29%)
 Hispanic 578
(25%)
7,670
(26%)
 White 409
(18%)
6,378
(22%)
 Black 331
(14%)
4,394
(15%)
 Two or More 171
(7%)
2,079
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 35
(2%)
485
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
158
(1%)

Sheldon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 966
(42%)
13,881
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 961
(41%)
11,828
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 395
(17%)
3,895
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sheldon High School is ranked 249th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheldon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 2342
2014 2285
2015 2322

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
2013 21.3
2014 20.5
2015 20.7

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
2013 0.50341588385995
2014 0.58512035010941
2015 0.58397932816537

Compare Sheldon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.4%
 

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