B M C Durfee High School



B M C Durfee High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

B M C Durfee 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
9 667
10 595
11 491
12 523

B M C Durfee High School is a public high school of the Fall River School District located in Fall River, MA. It has 2,276 students in grades 9th through 12th. B M C Durfee High School is the 6th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 868th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,276
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 184.2

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B M C Durfee High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,155
(51%)
1,227
(50%)
 Male 1,121
(49%)
1,244
(50%)

B M C Durfee High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,537
(68%)
1,659
(67%)
 Hispanic 386
(17%)
423
(17%)
 Black 199
(9%)
221
(9%)
 Asian 105
(5%)
115
(5%)
 Two or More 38
(2%)
40
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

B M C Durfee High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,390
(61%)
1,560
(63%)
 Not Eligible 685
(30%)
702
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 201
(9%)
209
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

B M C Durfee High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of B M C Durfee High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

B M C Durfee High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2838
2006 2698
2007 2528
2008 2330
2009 2348
2010 2258
2011 2228
2012 2276

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 12.9
2007 12.5
2008 12.6
2009 13.8
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33791402396054
2006 0.39547813194959
2007 0.5379746835443
2008 0.65450643776824
2009 0.66269165247019
2010 0.70194862710363
2011 0.72351885098743
2012 0.69903339191564

Compare B M C Durfee High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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