Ark Independent Studies



Ark Independent Studies Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ark Independent Studies Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 5
11 15
12 30

Ark Independent Studies is a public high school of the Santa Cruz City High School District located in Santa Cruz, CA. It has 51 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ark Independent Studies is the 2,182nd largest public high school in California and the 22,577th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 51
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,577th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,182nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 721st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,205th out of 2,608

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Ark Independent Studies Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 28
(55%)
1,685
(48%)
 Male 23
(45%)
1,802
(52%)

Ark Independent Studies Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 25
(49%)
1,313
(38%)
 White 21
(41%)
1,841
(53%)
 Two or More 4
(8%)
145
(4%)
 Black 1
(2%)
55
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
102
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Ark Independent Studies Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(49%)
1,039
(30%)
 Not Eligible 23
(45%)
2,175
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(6%)
273
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ark Independent Studies is ranked 2,170th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ark Independent Studies students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is slightly 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.

Ark Independent Studies Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 120
2006 122
2007 82
2008 89
2009 67
2010 70
2011 55
2012 76
2013 83
2014 60
2015 51

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 27.7
2007 19.5
2008 27.8
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 20.4
2012 33
2013 34.6
2014 18.5
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15
2006 0.16393442622951
2007 0.25609756097561
2008 0.12359550561798
2009 0.14925373134328
2010 0.15714285714286
2011
2012 0.19736842105263
2013 0.25301204819277
2014 0.4
2015 0.54901960784314

Compare Ark Independent Studies to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.9%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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