Paola High School



Paola High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paola 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
9 173
10 140
11 169
12 164

Paola High School is a public high school of the Paola School District located in Paola, KS. It has 646 students in grades 9th through 12th. Paola High School is the 69th largest public high school in Kansas and the 8,699th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.8

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Paola High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 330
(51%)
330
(51%)
 Male 316
(49%)
316
(49%)

Paola High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 589
(91%)
589
(91%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
25
(4%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
19
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Paola High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 441
(68%)
441
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 141
(22%)
141
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(10%)
64
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paola High School is ranked 75th out of 0 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paola High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) is lower than the state average of 43.1%. 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.

Paola High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 706
2006 681
2007 653
2008 648
2009 644
2010 648
2011 638
2012 646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 12.9
2007 14.1
2008 13.7
2009 15.2
2010 16.1
2011 12.7
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1728045325779
2006 0.17621145374449
2007 0.18070444104135
2008 0.23148148148148
2009 0.26242236024845
2010 0.2608024691358
2011 0.28683385579937
2012 0.31733746130031

Compare Paola High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,309.6% 13.1:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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