Hirsch Metropolitan High School



Hirsch Metropolitan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hirsch Metropolitan 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 63
10 92
11 95
12 75

Hirsch Metropolitan High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 325 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hirsch Metropolitan High School is the 456th largest public high school in Illinois and the 13,951st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.8 to 1.

Total Students: 325
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.45

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Hirsch Metropolitan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 173
(53%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 152
(47%)
65,640
(51%)

Hirsch Metropolitan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(99%)
57,299
(44%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
56,073
(43%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
428
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
9,422
(7%)

Hirsch Metropolitan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 284
(87%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 41
(13%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hirsch Metropolitan High School is ranked 276th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hirsch Metropolitan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Hirsch Metropolitan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 895
2006 1020
2007 968
2008 1109
2009 667
2010 503
2011 455
2012 325

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 18.9
2007 16.7
2008 17.9
2009 13.3
2010 14.4
2011 13
2012 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82011173184358
2006 0.61372549019608
2007 0.93285123966942
2008 0.69612263300271
2009 0.99400299850075
2010 0.99403578528827
2011 0.96923076923077
2012 0.87384615384615

Compare Hirsch Metropolitan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 87.4%
 

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