Needham High School



Needham High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Needham 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
9 449
10 396
11 407
12 411
UG 1

Needham High School is a public high school of the Needham School District located in Needham, MA. It has 1,664 students in grades 9th through 12th. Needham High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 2,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,664
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 118.1

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Needham High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 854
(51%)
1,270
(51%)
 Male 810
(49%)
1,233
(49%)

Needham High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,362
(82%)
2,040
(82%)
 Asian 121
(7%)
187
(7%)
 Hispanic 77
(5%)
118
(5%)
 Black 59
(4%)
80
(3%)
 Two or More 43
(3%)
76
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Needham High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 2,503
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Needham High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1342
2006 1384
2007 1354
2008 1400
2009 1434
2010 1433
2011 1503
2012 1562
2013 1582
2014 1614
2015 1664

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 13.8
2007 13.7
2008 14
2009 14.3
2010 14.5
2011 14.7
2012 14.8
2013 15.1
2014 14.5
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.043964232488823
2006 0.033236994219653
2007 0.028803545051699
2008 0.032857142857143
2009 0.046722454672245
2010 0.051639916259595
2011 0.059880239520958
2012 0.06786171574904
2013 0.072692793931732
2014 0.10718711276332
2015

Compare Needham High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,153.5% 11.5:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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