Doherty Memorial High School



Doherty Memorial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Doherty Memorial 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
9 381
10 336
11 295
12 321

Doherty Memorial High School is a public high school of the Worcester School District located in Worcester, MA. It has 1,333 students in grades 9th through 12th. Doherty Memorial High School is the 62nd largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 3,971st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.01

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Doherty Memorial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 669
(50%)
4,420
(48%)
 Male 664
(50%)
4,736
(52%)

Doherty Memorial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 583
(44%)
3,154
(34%)
 Hispanic 393
(29%)
3,564
(39%)
 Black 186
(14%)
1,389
(15%)
 Asian 129
(10%)
826
(9%)
 Two or More 33
(2%)
186
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Doherty Memorial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 694
(52%)
5,951
(65%)
 Not Eligible 543
(41%)
2,598
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(7%)
607
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Doherty Memorial High School is ranked 36th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Doherty Memorial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.3%) is 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.

Doherty Memorial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1567
2006 1552
2007 1499
2008 1469
2009 1398
2010 1327
2011 1331
2012 1333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.7
2007 16.6
2008 16.4
2009 13.6
2010 14.7
2011 14.5
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36630504148054
2006 0.39561855670103
2007 0.41761174116077
2008 0.47243022464261
2009 0.52789699570815
2010 0.48304446119066
2011 0.56198347107438
2012 0.59264816204051

Compare Doherty Memorial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.3%
 

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