Letcher County Central High School



Letcher County Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Letcher County 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
9 246
10 204
11 239
12 203
UG 3

Letcher County Central High School is a public high school of the Letcher County School District located in Whitesburg, KY. It has 895 students in grades 9th through 12th. Letcher County Central High School is the 96th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 6,660th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 895
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,660th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 96th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 270th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 101st out of 386

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Letcher County Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 467
(52%)
471
(52%)
 Female 428
(48%)
428
(48%)

Letcher County Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 881
(98%)
885
(98%)
 Black 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Letcher County Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 564
(63%)
564
(63%)
 Not Eligible 300
(34%)
304
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
31
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Letcher County Central High School is ranked 64th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Letcher County Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.5%) 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.

Letcher County Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 968
2006 979
2007 945
2008 938
2009 945
2010 924
2011 938
2012 937
2013 935
2014 921
2015 895

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.3
2007 15.4
2008 15.6
2009 N/A
2010 15.6
2011 16.1
2012 15.9
2013 16.7
2014 18.1
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5650826446281
2006 0.54341164453524
2007 0.64444444444444
2008 0.61087420042644
2009 0.63703703703704
2010 0.67099567099567
2011 0.61513859275053
2012 0.6392742796158
2013 0.61604278074866
2014 0.60260586319218
2015 0.66480446927374

Compare Letcher County Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 66.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 895 17.5:1  
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