Mays High School



Mays High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mays 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
9 583
10 444
11 357
12 358

Mays High School is a public high school of the Atlanta Public Schools located in Atlanta, GA. It has 1,742 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mays High School is the 91st largest public high school in Georgia and the 2,400th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,742
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,400th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 91st out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 223rd out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 71st out of 478

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Mays High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 923
(53%)
7,251
(52%)
 Male 819
(47%)
6,696
(48%)

Mays High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,698
(97%)
11,287
(81%)
 Hispanic 37
(2%)
750
(5%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
99
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
173
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
1,621
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Mays High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,739
(100%)
11,112
(80%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,685
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
150
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mays High School is ranked 13th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mays High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.8%. 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.

Mays High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1858
2006 1765
2007 1734
2008 1744
2009 1771
2010 1518
2011 1429
2012 1585
2013 1562
2014 1707
2015 1742

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.5
2007 15.8
2008 16.9
2009 16.1
2010 15.3
2011 14.7
2012 16.1
2013 15.3
2014 16.7
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61410118406889
2006 0.61019830028329
2007 0.6320645905421
2008 0.6875
2009 0.75607001693958
2010 0.78524374176548
2011 0.75997200839748
2012 0.78927444794953
2013 0.74583866837388
2014 0.70240187463386
2015 0.99827784156142

Compare Mays High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 99.8%
 

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