River Forest High School



River Forest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Forest 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
9 120
10 110
11 102
12 104

River Forest High School is a public high school of the River Forest Community School Corporation located in Hobart, IN. It has 436 students in grades 9th through 12th. River Forest High School is the 282nd largest public high school in Indiana and the 11,846th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,846th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 282nd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 228th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 309th out of 424

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River Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 222
(51%)
222
(51%)
 Female 214
(49%)
214
(49%)

River Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 194
(44%)
194
(44%)
 Hispanic 189
(43%)
189
(43%)
 Black 30
(7%)
30
(7%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
19
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 230
(53%)
230
(53%)
 Not Eligible 187
(43%)
187
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
19
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

River Forest High School is ranked 195th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.1%) is higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

River Forest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 349
2006 385
2007 606
2008 664
2009 635
2010 672
2011 665
2012 645
2013 635
2014 626
2015 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 N/A
2007 19.7
2008 20.5
2009 19.6
2010 20.2
2011 15.8
2012 17.9
2013 17.9
2014 18.6
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60171919770774
2006 0.54805194805195
2007 0.68316831683168
2008 0.74698795180723
2009 0.77795275590551
2010 0.69345238095238
2011 0.74135338345865
2012 0.68372093023256
2013 0.73858267716535
2014 0.7332268370607
2015 0.57110091743119

Compare River Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 57.1%
 

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