Wasco High School



Wasco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wasco 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
9 547
10 434
11 375
12 345

Wasco High School is a public high school of the Wasco Union High School District located in Wasco, CA. It has 1,701 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wasco High School is the 530th largest public high school in California and the 2,564th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,564th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 530th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,764th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 547th out of 2,608

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Wasco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 857
(50%)
904
(50%)
 Male 844
(50%)
922
(50%)

Wasco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,572
(92%)
1,689
(92%)
 White 92
(5%)
95
(5%)
 Black 29
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wasco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,209
(71%)
1,309
(72%)
 Not Eligible 351
(21%)
363
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(8%)
154
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wasco High School is ranked 252nd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wasco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) 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.

Wasco High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1511
2006 1577
2007 1624
2008 1645
2009 1659
2010 1618
2011 1644
2012 1610
2013 1601
2014 1606
2015 1701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.5
2006 24.6
2007 21.9
2008 23.6
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 23.5
2013 23.1
2014 22.7
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74586366644606
2006 0.84527584020292
2007 0.80480295566502
2008 0.77993920972644
2009 0.73116335141652
2010 0.67799752781211
2011 0.16666666666667
2012 0.71055900621118
2013 0.79262960649594
2014 0.75591531755915
2015 0.79365079365079

Compare Wasco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.4%
 

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