Whaling City Junior/Senior High School



Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 5
8 2
9 13
10 42
11 14
12 14

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School is a public high school of the New Bedford School District located in New Bedford, MA. It has 91 students in grades 6th through 12th. Whaling City Junior/Senior High School is the 365th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 20,787th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.5 to 1.

Total Students: 91
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.02

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Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 73
(80%)
1,405
(55%)
 Female 18
(20%)
1,159
(45%)

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 33
(36%)
719
(28%)
 White 31
(34%)
1,182
(46%)
 Black 17
(19%)
388
(15%)
 Two or More 8
(9%)
195
(8%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
25
(1%)

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(76%)
1,610
(63%)
 Not Eligible 19
(21%)
798
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
156
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School is ranked 308th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whaling City Junior/Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.1%) 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.

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 47
2010 48
2011 70
2012 91

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 7
2010 6.9
2011 6.4
2012 6.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.76595744680851
2010 0.9375
2011 0.72857142857143
2012 0.79120879120879

Compare Whaling City Junior/Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
650.0% 6.5:1
 
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 79.1%
 

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Public 06 - 12 91 6.5:1  
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