Methuen High School



Methuen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Methuen 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
9 464
10 452
11 438
12 444
UG 22

Methuen High School is a public high school of the Methuen School District located in Methuen, MA. It has 1,820 students in grades 9th through 12th. Methuen High School is the 19th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 2,012th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,820
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 117.69

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Methuen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 954
(52%)
954
(52%)
 Female 866
(48%)
866
(48%)

Methuen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,174
(65%)
1,174
(65%)
 Hispanic 482
(26%)
482
(26%)
 Black 59
(3%)
59
(3%)
 Asian 58
(3%)
58
(3%)
 Two or More 33
(2%)
33
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Methuen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,059
(58%)
1,059
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 622
(34%)
622
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 139
(8%)
139
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Methuen High School is ranked 37th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Methuen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.8%) is slightly 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.

Methuen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1960
2006 1995
2007 1997
2008 1940
2009 1837
2010 1807
2011 1804
2012 1820

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.7
2007 17.3
2008 14.9
2009 13.8
2010 15.7
2011 15.1
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22295918367347
2006 0.27919799498747
2007 0.23785678517777
2008 0.33453608247423
2009 0.36472509526402
2010 0.33093525179856
2011 0.31152993348115
2012 0.41813186813187

Compare Methuen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 41.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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