Owensboro High School



Owensboro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Owensboro 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
9 356
10 319
11 283
12 263
UG 3

Owensboro High School is a public high school of the Owensboro Independent School District located in Owensboro, KY. It has 1,224 students in grades 9th through 12th. Owensboro High School is the 51st largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,648th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,224
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,648th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 51st out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 235th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 45th out of 386

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Owensboro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 645
(53%)
690
(53%)
 Female 579
(47%)
606
(47%)

Owensboro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 813
(66%)
858
(66%)
 Black 238
(19%)
256
(20%)
 Hispanic 72
(6%)
75
(6%)
 Two or More 65
(5%)
71
(5%)
 Asian 34
(3%)
34
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Owensboro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 726
(59%)
778
(60%)
 Not Eligible 430
(35%)
447
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(6%)
71
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Owensboro High School is ranked 26th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Owensboro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.9%) is higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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.

Owensboro High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1054
2006 1041
2007 1004
2008 946
2009 966
2010 1015
2011 1047
2012 1125
2013 1133
2014 1152
2015 1224

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 12.9
2007 13
2008 12.3
2009 16.1
2010 13.4
2011 13.8
2012 15.3
2013 14.9
2014 16.1
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57874762808349
2006 0.58117195004803
2007 0.6503984063745
2008 0.65433403805497
2009 0.68012422360248
2010 0.67980295566502
2011 0.61604584527221
2012 0.65955555555556
2013 0.65754633715799
2014 0.67100694444444
2015 0.64869281045752

Compare Owensboro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 64.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Owensboro High School
Owensboro, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,224 16.7:1  
Owensboro Catholic High School
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Private 09 - 12 446 14:1 1 miles
Gateway Academy
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Public 09 - 12 72 16.9:1 2 miles
Owensboro Catholic Middle School
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Private 07 - 08 191 11:1 2 miles
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Heritage Park High School
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Public 10 - 12 161 13.4:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,705 18.4:1 3 miles
South Spencer High School
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Public 09 - 12 426 14.1:1 11 miles
Mclean County High School
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Public 09 - 12 502 15.5:1 16 miles
Hancock County High School
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Public 09 - 12 505 16.8:1 21 miles
Newburgh Christian School
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Private PK - 12 55 6:1 22 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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