Waco High School



Waco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waco High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 29
8 42
9 33
10 30
11 33
12 24

Waco High School is a public high school of the Waco Community School District located in Wayland, IA. It has 191 students in grades 7th through 12th. Waco High School is the 278th largest public high school in Iowa and the 17,522nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.4 to 1.

Total Students: 191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,522nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 278th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 22nd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 203rd out of 366

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Waco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 96
(50%)
96
(50%)
 Male 95
(50%)
95
(50%)

Waco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 171
(90%)
171
(90%)
 Hispanic 8
(4%)
8
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
5
(3%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Waco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 121
(63%)
121
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(32%)
61
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(5%)
9
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waco High School is ranked 234th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.6%) is slightly 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.

Waco High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 276
2006 266
2007 256
2008 245
2009 228
2010 226
2011 229
2012 210
2013 194
2014 202
2015 191

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 11.9
2007 11
2008 10.6
2009 9.5
2010 9.4
2011 10.2
2012 11.2
2013 9.6
2014 9.7
2015 9.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35144927536232
2006 0.34210526315789
2007 0.29296875
2008 0.30612244897959
2009 0.31578947368421
2010 0.36283185840708
2011 0.35371179039301
2012 0.35714285714286
2013 0.41752577319588
2014 0.35643564356436
2015 0.36649214659686

Compare Waco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
940.0% 9.4:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 07 - 12 191 9.4:1  
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Fairfield High School
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Highland High School
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