Amherst Regional High School



Amherst Regional High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Regional 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
9 261
10 259
11 250
12 283
UG 6

Amherst Regional High School is a public high school of the Amherst-Pelham School District located in Amherst, MA. It has 1,059 students in grades 9th through 12th. Amherst Regional High School is the 115th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 5,513th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,059
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.95

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Amherst Regional High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 539
(51%)
805
(53%)
 Female 520
(49%)
728
(47%)

Amherst Regional High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 672
(63%)
960
(63%)
 Hispanic 137
(13%)
191
(12%)
 Asian 101
(10%)
154
(10%)
 Two or More 80
(8%)
126
(8%)
 Black 69
(7%)
101
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst Regional High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 785
(74%)
1,126
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 228
(22%)
346
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(4%)
61
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst Regional High School is ranked 118th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst Regional High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Amherst Regional High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1274
2006 1249
2007 1175
2008 1201
2009 1168
2010 1103
2011 1083
2012 1059

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.5
2007 12.6
2008 12.5
2009 13.5
2010 13
2011 13.5
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14992150706436
2006 0.15692554043235
2007 0.1463829787234
2008 0.16153205661948
2009 0.19606164383562
2010 0.24025385312783
2011 0.24007386888273
2012 0.25873465533522

Compare Amherst Regional High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.9%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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