Ottumwa High School



Ottumwa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ottumwa 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
9 325
10 317
11 287
12 339

Ottumwa High School is a public high school of the Ottumwa Community School District located in Ottumwa, IA. It has 1,268 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ottumwa High School is the 27th largest public high school in Iowa and the 4,430th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,430th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 27th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 298th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 24th out of 366

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Ottumwa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 642
(51%)
642
(51%)
 Female 626
(49%)
626
(49%)

Ottumwa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 860
(68%)
860
(68%)
 Hispanic 281
(22%)
281
(22%)
 Black 62
(5%)
62
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
20
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
10
(1%)

Ottumwa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 686
(54%)
686
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 507
(40%)
507
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(6%)
75
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ottumwa High School is ranked 23rd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ottumwa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.9%) is higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Ottumwa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1578
2006 1555
2007 1474
2008 1428
2009 1391
2010 1364
2011 1344
2012 1332
2013 1311
2014 1263
2015 1268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.9
2007 15.9
2008 15.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.5
2011 15.7
2012 16.2
2013 16.3
2014 15.8
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42902408111534
2006 0.47717041800643
2007 0.31275440976934
2008 0.29411764705882
2009 0.32782171099928
2010 0.42595307917889
2011 0.46428571428571
2012 0.51501501501502
2013 0.50877192982456
2014 0.49485352335709
2015 0.4589905362776

Compare Ottumwa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 45.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,268 15.8:1  
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