Pella High School



Pella High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pella 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
9 159
10 159
11 183
12 176

Pella High School is a public high school of the Pella Community School District located in Pella, IA. It has 677 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pella High School is the 57th largest public high school in Iowa and the 8,524th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,524th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 57th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 225th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 53rd out of 366

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Pella High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 343
(51%)
500
(49%)
 Male 334
(49%)
513
(51%)

Pella High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 621
(92%)
921
(91%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
40
(4%)
 Hispanic 17
(3%)
21
(2%)
 Black 10
(1%)
21
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pella High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 559
(83%)
833
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 86
(13%)
129
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
51
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pella High School is ranked 132nd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pella High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Pella High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 641
2006 669
2007 682
2008 656
2009 681
2010 686
2011 675
2012 681
2013 684
2014 669
2015 677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.3
2007 15.8
2008 15.4
2009 15.7
2010 15.3
2011 15.5
2012 15.4
2013 15.1
2014 14.7
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14196567862715
2006 0.13303437967115
2007 0.11876832844575
2008 0.12042682926829
2009 0.16593245227606
2010 0.17492711370262
2011 0.16592592592593
2012 0.16299559471366
2013 0.15643274853801
2014 0.19133034379671
2015 0.17429837518464

Compare Pella High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.4%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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