Sheldon High School



Sheldon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheldon 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 95
10 95
11 82
12 82

Sheldon High School is a public high school of the Sheldon Community School District located in Sheldon, IA. It has 354 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sheldon High School is the 139th largest public high school in Iowa and the 13,541st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,541st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 139th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 286th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 176th out of 366

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Sheldon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 178
(50%)
178
(50%)
 Female 176
(50%)
176
(50%)

Sheldon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 292
(82%)
292
(82%)
 Hispanic 48
(14%)
48
(14%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sheldon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 236
(67%)
236
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 88
(25%)
88
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
30
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Sheldon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.3%) is slightly 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.

Sheldon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 352
2007 365
2008 336
2009 334
2010 326
2011 316
2012 308
2013 298
2014 321
2015 354

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.3
2007 15.3
2008 13.5
2009 14
2010 14.8
2011 14.5
2012 14.2
2013 13.7
2014 13.7
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22311827956989
2006 0.16193181818182
2007 0.18630136986301
2008 0.21130952380952
2009 0.23053892215569
2010 0.24539877300613
2011 0.2626582278481
2012 0.23376623376623
2013 0.26174496644295
2014 0.28971962616822
2015 0.33333333333333

Compare Sheldon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.3%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 354 15.5:1  
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