Rensselaer Central High School



Rensselaer Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rensselaer 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
9 133
10 141
11 132
12 128

Rensselaer Central High School is a public high school of the Rensselaer Central School Corporation located in Rensselaer, IN. It has 534 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rensselaer Central High School is the 229th largest public high school in Indiana and the 10,230th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,230th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 229th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 101st out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 189th out of 424

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Rensselaer Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(51%)
274
(51%)
 Female 260
(49%)
260
(49%)

Rensselaer Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 489
(92%)
489
(92%)
 Hispanic 31
(6%)
31
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rensselaer Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 323
(60%)
323
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 153
(29%)
153
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(11%)
58
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rensselaer Central High School is ranked 225th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rensselaer Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.5%) 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.

Rensselaer Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 565
2006 589
2007 573
2008 582
2009 542
2010 570
2011 538
2012 534
2013 526
2014 555
2015 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 N/A
2007 16
2008 16
2009 14.4
2010 16.7
2011 14.5
2012 14.1
2013 12.8
2014 14.6
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23716814159292
2006 0.2258064516129
2007 0.2478184991274
2008 0.24570446735395
2009 0.2619926199262
2010 0.27543859649123
2011 0.29925650557621
2012 0.33520599250936
2013 0.38022813688213
2014 0.38018018018018
2015 0.39513108614232

Compare Rensselaer Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.5%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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