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
9 150
10 123
11 104
12 110

Jewel M. Sumner High School is a public high school of the Tangipahoa Parish School District located in Kentwood, LA. It has 487 students in grades 8th through 12th. Jewel M. Sumner High School is the 193rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 10,989th largest nationally.

Total Students: 487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Jewel M. Sumner High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 254
(52%)
3,340
(49%)
 Male 233
(48%)
3,481
(51%)

Jewel M. Sumner High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 305
(63%)
3,255
(48%)
 Black 164
(34%)
3,175
(47%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
256
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
78
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jewel M. Sumner High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 324
(67%)
4,214
(62%)
 Not Eligible 111
(23%)
2,115
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(11%)
492
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jewel M. Sumner High School is ranked 137th out of 356 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 (77.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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
2013 528
2014 520
2015 487

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
2013 16.5
2014 16.2
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.77651515151515
2014 0.76346153846154
2015 0.77207392197125

Compare Jewel M. Sumner High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 77.2%
 

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Public 08 - 12 487 -1:1  
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