South Tama County High School



South Tama County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Tama County 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
9 119
10 121
11 98
12 107

South Tama County High School is a public high school of the South Tama County School District located in Tama, IA. It has 445 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Tama County High School is the 105th largest public high school in Iowa and the 11,686th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,686th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 105th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 193rd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 99th out of 366

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South Tama County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 223
(50%)
223
(50%)
 Male 222
(50%)
222
(50%)

South Tama County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 235
(53%)
235
(53%)
 Hispanic 134
(30%)
134
(30%)
 American Indian 63
(14%)
63
(14%)
 Black 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Tama County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 203
(46%)
203
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(38%)
170
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(16%)
72
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Tama County High School is ranked 53rd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Tama County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.4%) is significantly 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.

South Tama County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 472
2006 480
2007 492
2008 497
2009 451
2010 443
2011 409
2012 410
2013 411
2014 444
2015 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 12.2
2007 12.7
2008 12.4
2009 11.7
2010 12.1
2011 11.6
2012 12.8
2013 12.9
2014 14.1
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38347457627119
2006 0.34583333333333
2007 0.33536585365854
2008 0.3420523138833
2009 0.36807095343681
2010 0.34988713318284
2011 0.38630806845966
2012 0.39756097560976
2013 0.48661800486618
2014 0.54954954954955
2015 0.5438202247191

Compare South Tama County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.4%
 

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