Pike Central High School



Pike Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pike Central 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
9 147
10 155
11 140
12 126
UG 3

Pike Central High School is a public high school of the Pike County School Corporation located in Petersburg, IN. It has 571 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pike Central High School is the 219th largest public high school in Indiana and the 9,733rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,733rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 219th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 120th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 181st out of 424

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Pike Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 292
(51%)
292
(51%)
 Male 279
(49%)
279
(49%)

Pike Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 546
(96%)
546
(96%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pike Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 369
(65%)
369
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 153
(27%)
153
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(9%)
49
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pike Central High School is ranked 237th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pike Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

Pike Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 654
2006 665
2007 647
2008 637
2009 624
2010 599
2011 577
2012 564
2013 580
2014 567
2015 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 N/A
2007 17.6
2008 16.2
2009 15.8
2010 15.1
2011 13.4
2012 13.8
2013 13.8
2014 15.2
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28440366972477
2006 0.28721804511278
2007 0.27357032457496
2008 0.35164835164835
2009 0.36538461538462
2010 0.36393989983306
2011 0.37608318890815
2012 0.39893617021277
2013 0.45344827586207
2014 0.37742504409171
2015 0.35376532399299

Compare Pike Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.4%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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