Jewel M. Sumner High School



Jewel M. Sumner High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jewel M. Sumner 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
9 140
10 123
11 146
12 119

Jewel M. Sumner High School is a public high school of the Tangipahoa Parish School District located in Kentwood, LA. It has 528 students in grades 8th through 12th. Jewel M. Sumner High School is the 169th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 10,211th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Jewel M. Sumner High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 274
(52%)
3,345
(48%)
 Male 254
(48%)
3,560
(52%)

Jewel M. Sumner High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 367
(70%)
3,414
(49%)
 Black 153
(29%)
3,206
(46%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
163
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
58
(1%)

Jewel M. Sumner High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 328
(62%)
4,180
(61%)
 Not Eligible 158
(30%)
2,291
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
434
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jewel M. Sumner High School is ranked 136th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jewel M. Sumner High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.1%) is 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.

Jewel M. Sumner High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 682
2006 847
2007 900
2008 893
2009 482
2010 512
2011 520
2012 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 17.5
2007 18.9
2008 17.2
2009 18.7
2010 17.7
2011 18.6
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70527859237537
2006 0.71310507674144
2007 0.68
2008 0.72116461366181
2009 0.63278008298755
2010 0.705078125
2011 0.7
2012 0.70075757575758

Compare Jewel M. Sumner High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 70.1%
 

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Public 08 - 12 528 17:1  
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