William T. Dwyer High School



William T. Dwyer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William T. Dwyer High School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 562
10 552
11 493
12 426

William T. Dwyer High School is a public high school of the Palm Beach School District located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. It has 2,044 students in grades 9th through 12th. William T. Dwyer High School is the 159th largest public high school in Florida and the 1,471st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,044
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 122
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,471st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 159th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 416th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 69th out of 947

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William T. Dwyer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,094
(54%)
31,535
(52%)
 Female 950
(46%)
29,664
(48%)

William T. Dwyer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,013
(50%)
20,711
(34%)
 Black 639
(31%)
18,451
(30%)
 Hispanic 276
(14%)
18,103
(30%)
 Asian 54
(3%)
1,704
(3%)
 Two or More 53
(3%)
1,523
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
645
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)

William T. Dwyer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,129
(55%)
27,790
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 847
(41%)
31,269
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(3%)
2,140
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

William T. Dwyer High School is ranked 204th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William T. Dwyer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

William T. Dwyer High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1973
2006 1810
2007 1735
2008 1822
2009 2112
2010 2280
2011 2354
2012 2146
2013 2072
2014 2037
2015 2044

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.9
2007 15.8
2008 14.2
2009 17.7
2010 18.7
2011 18.9
2012 17.2
2013 17.1
2014 16.6
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24480486568677
2006 0.25690607734807
2007 0.2536023054755
2008 0.28814489571899
2009 0.34375
2010 0.35043859649123
2011 0.35811384876805
2012 0.3457595526561
2013 0.4015444015444
2014 0.42513500245459
2015 0.44765166340509

Compare William T. Dwyer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,044 16.8:1  
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