Plant High School



Plant High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plant 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
9 591
10 575
11 626
12 597

Plant High School is a public high school of the Hillsborough School District located in Tampa, FL. It has 2,389 students in grades 9th through 12th. Plant High School is the 84th largest public high school in Florida and the 796th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 120
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 796th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 84th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 622nd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 79th out of 947

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Plant High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,226
(51%)
31,930
(49%)
 Male 1,163
(49%)
32,910
(51%)

Plant High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,592
(67%)
23,862
(37%)
 Hispanic 458
(19%)
21,982
(34%)
 Black 178
(7%)
14,051
(22%)
 Two or More 83
(3%)
2,471
(4%)
 Asian 72
(3%)
2,122
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
242
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
110
(0%)

Plant High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,882
(79%)
30,273
(47%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 507
(21%)
34,567
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Plant High School is ranked 364th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plant High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.2%) is significantly 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.

Plant High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1968
2006 1946
2007 2097
2008 2196
2009 2241
2010 2345
2011 2352
2012 2308
2013 2332
2014 2330
2015 2389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27
2006 25.9
2007 19.4
2008 16.5
2009 18.7
2010 19.4
2011 19.3
2012 19.6
2013 20.1
2014 19.9
2015 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1255081300813
2006 0.10637204522097
2007 0.12207916070577
2008 0.13615664845173
2009 0.14770191878626
2010 0.15607675906183
2011 0.16156462585034
2012 0.16117850953206
2013 0.18481989708405
2014 0.19699570815451
2015 0.21222268731687

Compare Plant High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Plant High School
Tampa, FL
Public 09 - 12 2,389 19.9:1  
Academy of the Holy Names
Tampa, FL
Private PK - 12 920 11:1 1 miles
Bayshore Christian School
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Private PK - 12 241 9:1 2 miles
Lavoy Exceptional Center
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Jefferson High School
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Blake High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,708 16:1 4 miles
Hillsborough Virtual School
Tampa, FL
Public KG - 12 321 8.2:1 4 miles
Detention Center West
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Public 04 - 12 98 14:1 4 miles
Waters Career Center
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Public PK - 12 183 12.2:1 4 miles
Robinson High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,639 17.8:1 4 miles
Tampa Catholic High School
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Private 09 - 12 716 12:1 5 miles
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