Fitchburg High School



Fitchburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fitchburg 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
9 379
10 271
11 205
12 235

Fitchburg High School is a public high school of the Fitchburg School District located in Fitchburg, MA. It has 1,090 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fitchburg High School is the 111th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 5,341st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,090
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.61

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Fitchburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 554
(51%)
637
(51%)
 Male 536
(49%)
619
(49%)

Fitchburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 438
(40%)
498
(40%)
 White 433
(40%)
532
(42%)
 Black 103
(9%)
105
(8%)
 Asian 80
(7%)
82
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
38
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Fitchburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 752
(69%)
845
(67%)
 Not Eligible 257
(24%)
328
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 81
(7%)
83
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fitchburg High School is ranked 33rd out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fitchburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.4%) 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.

Fitchburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1536
2006 1373
2007 1309
2008 1305
2009 1196
2010 1146
2011 1083
2012 1090

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16
2007 15.5
2008 15.6
2009 15.1
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.427734375
2006 0.53022578295703
2007 0.56302521008403
2008 0.50344827586207
2009 0.59615384615385
2010 0.62914485165794
2011 0.68975069252078
2012 0.76422018348624

Compare Fitchburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.4%
 

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