Amite High School



Amite High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amite 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
9 120
10 142
11 119
12 125

Amite High School is a public high school of the Tangipahoa Parish School District located in Amite, LA. It has 506 students in grades 8th through 12th. Amite High School is the 182nd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 10,565th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.88

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Amite High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(54%)
3,560
(52%)
 Female 234
(46%)
3,345
(48%)

Amite High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 418
(83%)
3,206
(46%)
 White 80
(16%)
3,414
(49%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
163
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
58
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Amite High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 413
(82%)
4,180
(61%)
 Not Eligible 67
(13%)
2,291
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
434
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amite High School is ranked 110th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amite High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.4%. 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.

Amite High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 567
2007 564
2008 580
2009 555
2010 543
2011 516
2012 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17.3
2007 16.1
2008 15.7
2009 15.7
2010 14.7
2011 15.2
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74769797421731
2006 0.73015873015873
2007 0.74468085106383
2008 0.81896551724138
2009 0.8036036036036
2010 0.83977900552486
2011 0.84883720930233
2012 0.86758893280632

Compare Amite High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 86.8%
 

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