River Forest Jr-Sr High School



River Forest Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Forest Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 105
8 121
9 112
10 86
11 110
12 111

River Forest Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the River Forest Community School Corporation located in Hobart, IN. It has 645 students in grades 7th through 12th. River Forest Jr-Sr High School is the 185th largest public high school in Indiana and the 8,719th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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River Forest Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 333
(52%)
333
(52%)
 Female 312
(48%)
312
(48%)

River Forest Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 309
(48%)
309
(48%)
 Hispanic 275
(43%)
275
(43%)
 Black 33
(5%)
33
(5%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
21
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River Forest Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(62%)
401
(62%)
 Not Eligible 204
(32%)
204
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
40
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

River Forest Jr-Sr High School is ranked 107th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River Forest Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.7%. 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 Jr-Sr 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

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

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

Compare River Forest Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.4%
 

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