Waltham Sr High School



Waltham Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waltham Sr 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
9 346
10 337
11 359
12 342
UG 5

Waltham Sr High School is a public high school of the Waltham School District located in Waltham, MA. It has 1,389 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waltham Sr High School is the 51st largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 3,696th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 122.25

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Waltham Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 719
(52%)
719
(52%)
 Female 670
(48%)
670
(48%)

Waltham Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 694
(50%)
694
(50%)
 Hispanic 434
(31%)
434
(31%)
 Black 134
(10%)
134
(10%)
 Asian 88
(6%)
88
(6%)
 Two or More 34
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Waltham Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 798
(57%)
798
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 483
(35%)
483
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(8%)
108
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waltham Sr High School is ranked 53rd out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waltham Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) 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.

Waltham Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1428
2006 1507
2007 1485
2008 1424
2009 1414
2010 1375
2011 1370
2012 1389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 11.2
2007 11.7
2008 10.7
2009 11.2
2010 10.7
2011 10.9
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26820728291317
2006 0.27405441274054
2007 0.34747474747475
2008 0.33426966292135
2009 0.34370579915134
2010 0.33018181818182
2011 0.38029197080292
2012 0.42548596112311

Compare Waltham Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,389 11.4:1  
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