Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School



Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 98
8 117
9 107
10 107
11 86
12 75

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Lake Station Community School District located in Lake Station, IN. It has 590 students in grades 7th through 12th. Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School is the 208th largest public high school in Indiana and the 9,523rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,523rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 208th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 335th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 260th out of 424

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Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 309
(52%)
309
(52%)
 Female 281
(48%)
281
(48%)

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 317
(54%)
317
(54%)
 Hispanic 206
(35%)
206
(35%)
 Black 36
(6%)
36
(6%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
27
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 417
(71%)
417
(71%)
 Not Eligible 135
(23%)
135
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
38
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School is ranked 107th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.1%) is significantly 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.

Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 657
2006 581
2007 572
2008 590
2009 649
2010 667
2011 658
2012 643
2013 623
2014 622
2015 590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 N/A
2007 14.7
2008 15
2009 16.2
2010 17.2
2011 15
2012 16.5
2013 16
2014 15.9
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5662100456621
2006 0.55765920826162
2007 0.64160839160839
2008 0.65423728813559
2009 0.71956856702619
2010 0.68665667166417
2011 0.72644376899696
2012 0.77916018662519
2013 0.77207062600321
2014 0.79742765273312
2015 0.77118644067797

Compare Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 77.1%
 

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Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 590 19.7:1  
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Private PK - 11 76 7:1 6 miles
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