Jay County High School



Jay County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jay County 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
9 265
10 274
11 268
12 307
UG 8

Jay County High School is a public high school of the Jay School Corporation located in Portland, IN. It has 1,122 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jay County High School is the 103rd largest public high school in Indiana and the 5,242nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,122
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,242nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 103rd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 312th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 105th out of 424

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Jay County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 567
(51%)
567
(51%)
 Female 555
(49%)
555
(49%)

Jay County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,047
(93%)
1,047
(93%)
 Hispanic 43
(4%)
43
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jay County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 574
(51%)
574
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(36%)
407
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(13%)
141
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jay County High School is ranked 86th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jay County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.8%) is slightly 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.

Jay County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1175
2006 1222
2007 1135
2008 1126
2009 1072
2010 1094
2011 1099
2012 1114
2013 1113
2014 1118
2015 1122

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 N/A
2007 19.1
2008 17.7
2009 15.9
2010 17.1
2011 16.5
2012 16.1
2013 16.2
2014 18.3
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30553191489362
2006 0.30851063829787
2007 0.33039647577093
2008 0.34458259325044
2009 0.42444029850746
2010 0.43144424131627
2011 0.44404003639672
2012 0.45960502692998
2013 0.47529200359389
2014 0.48389982110912
2015 0.48841354723708

Compare Jay County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jay County High School
Portland, IN
Public 09 - 12 1,122 19:1  
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Public 07 - 12 400 13.8:1 19 miles
Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 406 15.6:1 19 miles
Monroe Central Jr-Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 531 16.4:1 19 miles
Mississinawa Valley Jr/Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 298 14.2:1 21 miles
Delta High School
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Public 09 - 12 858 17.5:1 21 miles
Kingdom Academy of Bluffton
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Private PK - 12 72 11:1 23 miles
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