Mount Zion High School



Mount Zion High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Zion 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
9 426
10 384
11 264
12 209

Mount Zion High School is a public high school of the Clayton County School District located in Jonesboro, GA. It has 1,283 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Zion High School is the 181st largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,354th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,283
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,354th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 181st out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 376th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 196th out of 478

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Mount Zion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 676
(53%)
7,791
(51%)
 Female 607
(47%)
7,436
(49%)

Mount Zion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 940
(73%)
11,260
(74%)
 Hispanic 250
(19%)
2,638
(17%)
 Asian 38
(3%)
644
(4%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
334
(2%)
 White 18
(1%)
321
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Mount Zion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,277
(100%)
15,151
(100%)
 Not Eligible 6
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Zion High School is ranked 43rd out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Zion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

Mount Zion High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1643
2006 1692
2007 1748
2008 1673
2009 1555
2010 1580
2011 1570
2012 1604
2013 1639
2014 1341
2015 1283

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.8
2007 15.7
2008 14.8
2009 14.8
2010 16.3
2011 16.2
2012 17.7
2013 17.7
2014 19.3
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66342057212416
2006 0.68676122931442
2007 0.67734553775744
2008 0.72803347280335
2009 0.70289389067524
2010 0.73101265822785
2011 0.76178343949045
2012 0.79738154613466
2013 0.99816961561928
2014 0.95525727069351
2015 0.99532346063913

Compare Mount Zion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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