Altha Public School



Altha Public School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altha Public School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 54
1 45
2 47
3 50
4 45
5 49
6 37
7 48
8 50
9 47
10 57
11 28
12 49

Altha Public School is a public high school of the Calhoun School District located in Altha, FL. It has 609 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Altha Public School is the 449th largest public high school in Florida and the 9,300th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,300th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 449th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 323rd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 433rd out of 947

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Altha Public School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 308
(51%)
547
(51%)
 Male 301
(49%)
520
(49%)

Altha Public School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 540
(89%)
876
(82%)
 Hispanic 39
(6%)
64
(6%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
44
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
75
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Altha Public School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 338
(56%)
594
(56%)
 Not Eligible 271
(44%)
448
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
25
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Altha Public School is ranked 429th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altha Public School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Altha Public School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 622
2007 623
2008 579
2009 575
2010 576
2011 551
2012 604
2013 613
2014 641
2015 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.1
2007 13.8
2008 11.6
2009 13.1
2010 14.9
2011 14.3
2012 12.3
2013 13
2014 14.2
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43759873617694
2006 0.45980707395498
2007 0.43980738362761
2008 0.50259067357513
2009 0.59826086956522
2010 0.54861111111111
2011 0.5480943738657
2012 0.63079470198675
2013 0.63784665579119
2014 0.68798751950078
2015 0.55500821018062

Compare Altha Public School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 55.5%
 

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