Mt Zion High School



Mt Zion High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt Zion 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
9 192
10 182
11 190
12 170

Mt Zion High School is a public high school of the Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3 located in Mount Zion, IL. It has 734 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mt Zion High School is the 279th largest public high school in Illinois and the 7,966th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 734
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,966th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 279th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 770th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 311th out of 828

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Mt Zion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 368
(50%)
549
(47%)
 Male 366
(50%)
619
(53%)

Mt Zion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 663
(90%)
1,071
(92%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
25
(2%)
 Black 16
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)

Mt Zion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 628
(86%)
986
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(12%)
149
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
33
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mt Zion High School is ranked 495th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Zion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.4%) 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.

Mt Zion High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 799
2006 774
2007 776
2008 833
2009 745
2010 760
2011 752
2012 688
2013 709
2014 712
2015 734

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 17.6
2007 20.4
2008 21.4
2009 19.1
2010 20
2011 19.8
2012 14.9
2013 17.5
2014 18.1
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.050062578222778
2006 0.0671834625323
2007 0.063144329896907
2008 0.078031212484994
2009 0.096644295302013
2010 0.11184210526316
2011 0.10372340425532
2012 0.17151162790698
2013 0.14668547249647
2014 0.1811797752809
2015 0.14441416893733

Compare Mt Zion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.4%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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