North Star Independent Study



North Star Independent Study Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Independent Study Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 1
3 1
4 2
5 1
6 3
7 3
8 4
9 8
10 12
11 21
12 41

North Star Independent Study is a public high school of the Amador County Unf School District located in Sutter Creek, CA. It has 97 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. North Star Independent Study is the 1,975th largest public high school in California and the 20,537th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.9 to 1.

Total Students: 97
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.6

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North Star Independent Study Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 54
(56%)
677
(50%)
 Male 43
(44%)
679
(50%)

North Star Independent Study Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 72
(74%)
990
(73%)
 Hispanic 14
(14%)
215
(16%)
 American Indian 7
(7%)
39
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(4%)
85
(6%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

North Star Independent Study Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 55
(57%)
900
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 41
(42%)
389
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(1%)
67
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Star Independent Study is ranked 1,997th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Independent Study students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

North Star Independent Study Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 108
2006 104
2007 67
2008 75
2009 99
2010 104
2011 95
2012 97

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 24.8
2007 13.1
2008 18.3
2009 24.1
2010 N/A
2011 26.4
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.11538461538462
2007 0.044776119402985
2008 0.13333333333333
2009 0.33333333333333
2010 0.38461538461538
2011
2012 0.43298969072165

Compare North Star Independent Study to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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