John Hersey High School



John Hersey High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Hersey 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
9 462
10 498
11 453
12 488

John Hersey High School is a public high school of the Township Hsd 214 School District located in Arlington Heights, IL. It has 1,901 students in grades 9th through 12th. John Hersey High School is the 104th largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,883rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,901
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,883rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 104th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 617th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 105th out of 828

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John Hersey High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 958
(50%)
6,013
(51%)
 Female 943
(50%)
5,723
(49%)

John Hersey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,377
(72%)
6,746
(57%)
 Hispanic 265
(14%)
3,533
(30%)
 Asian 169
(9%)
856
(7%)
 Two or More 55
(3%)
322
(3%)
 Black 35
(2%)
255
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

John Hersey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,645
(87%)
8,813
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(13%)
2,923
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John Hersey High School is ranked 304th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Hersey High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

John Hersey High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1947
2006 1933
2007 1888
2008 1916
2009 1875
2010 1989
2011 2029
2012 2039
2013 2018
2014 1946
2015 1901

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19
2007 18.3
2008 16.1
2009 15.4
2010 16.3
2011 17.2
2012 18.3
2013 16
2014 16.7
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.05803800719055
2006 0.074495602690119
2007 0.066207627118644
2008 0.080897703549061
2009 0.12213333333333
2010 0.1246857717446
2011 0.13356333169049
2012 0.15497793035802
2013 0.031219028741328
2014 0.17317574511819
2015 0.13466596528143

Compare John Hersey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.5%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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