Shafter High School



Shafter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shafter 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
9 482
10 339
11 343
12 322

Shafter High School is a public high school of the Kern High School District located in Shafter, CA. It has 1,486 students in grades 9th through 12th. Shafter High School is the 629th largest public high school in California and the 3,399th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 31.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,399th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 629th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,493rd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 828th out of 2,608

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Shafter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 747
(50%)
18,661
(49%)
 Male 739
(50%)
19,409
(51%)

Shafter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,343
(90%)
24,408
(64%)
 White 114
(8%)
8,700
(23%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
856
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
1,536
(4%)
 Black 6
(0%)
2,265
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
248
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
57
(0%)

Shafter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,010
(68%)
21,714
(57%)
 Not Eligible 300
(20%)
12,953
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 176
(12%)
3,403
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shafter High School is ranked 322nd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shafter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) 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.

Shafter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1469
2006 1507
2007 1499
2008 1558
2009 1507
2010 1494
2011 1527
2012 1451
2013 1440
2014 1440
2015 1486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 21.8
2007 18.7
2008 23.9
2009 25.1
2010 N/A
2011 24.7
2012 25.9
2013 25.9
2014 30.2
2015 31

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68754254594963
2006 0.67219641672196
2007 0.67578385590394
2008 0.72593068035944
2009 0.74983410749834
2010 0.785140562249
2011 0.15979043876883
2012 0.74293590627154
2013 0.70833333333333
2014 0.76041666666667
2015 0.79811574697174

Compare Shafter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
3,100.0% 31.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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