New Bedford High School



New Bedford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

New Bedford 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
9 843
10 459
11 636
12 481

New Bedford High School is a public high school of the New Bedford School District located in New Bedford, MA. It has 2,419 students in grades 9th through 12th. New Bedford High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 680th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,419
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 197.89

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New Bedford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,288
(53%)
1,405
(55%)
 Female 1,131
(47%)
1,159
(45%)

New Bedford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,120
(46%)
1,182
(46%)
 Hispanic 675
(28%)
719
(28%)
 Black 364
(15%)
388
(15%)
 Two or More 182
(8%)
195
(8%)
 American Indian 29
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Asian 25
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 24
(1%)
25
(1%)

New Bedford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,499
(62%)
1,610
(63%)
 Not Eligible 768
(32%)
798
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 152
(6%)
156
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

New Bedford High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of New Bedford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.3%) 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.

New Bedford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3014
2006 2906
2007 2853
2008 2963
2009 2855
2010 2711
2011 2457
2012 2419

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.6
2007 14.3
2008 14.9
2009 13.9
2010 13.3
2011 13
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53085600530856
2006 0.58671713695802
2007 0.534174553102
2008 0.5683428957138
2009 0.44938704028021
2010 0.6322390261896
2011 0.56939356939357
2012 0.68251343530384

Compare New Bedford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.3%
 

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