Orville H. Platt High School



Orville H. Platt High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orville H. Platt 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
9 372
10 307
11 254
12 241

Orville H. Platt High School is a public high school of the Meriden School District located in Meriden, CT. It has 1,174 students in grades 9th through 12th. Orville H. Platt High School is the 54th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 4,818th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,174
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.05

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Orville H. Platt High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 627
(53%)
1,249
(52%)
 Female 547
(47%)
1,143
(48%)

Orville H. Platt High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 523
(45%)
1,097
(46%)
 White 412
(35%)
844
(35%)
 Black 190
(16%)
354
(15%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
44
(2%)
 Two or More 20
(2%)
43
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Orville H. Platt High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 713
(61%)
1,390
(58%)
 Not Eligible 374
(32%)
819
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(7%)
183
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Orville H. Platt High School is ranked 16th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orville H. Platt High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.6%. 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.

Orville H. Platt High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 946
2006 1233
2007 1213
2008 1182
2009 1114
2010 1100
2011 1101
2012 1174

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 17.5
2007 14.5
2008 13.1
2009 13.7
2010 13.4
2011 13.6
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68710359408034
2006 0.55474452554745
2007 0.55070074196208
2008 0.54737732656514
2009 0.59964093357271
2010 0.64272727272727
2011 0.63669391462307
2012 0.68143100511073

Compare Orville H. Platt High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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