Fairmont Heights High School



Fairmont Heights High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairmont Heights 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
9 245
10 227
11 139
12 140

Fairmont Heights High School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Capitol Heights, MD. It has 751 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fairmont Heights High School is the 163rd largest public high school in Maryland and the 7,689th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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Fairmont Heights High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 384
(51%)
19,608
(49%)
 Male 367
(49%)
20,048
(51%)

Fairmont Heights High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 651
(87%)
28,839
(73%)
 Hispanic 84
(11%)
7,299
(18%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,202
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
531
(1%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,594
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
55
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
136
(0%)

Fairmont Heights High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 419
(56%)
16,707
(42%)
 Not Eligible 273
(36%)
19,869
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(8%)
3,080
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fairmont Heights High School is ranked 71st out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairmont Heights High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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.

Fairmont Heights High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1219
2006 1060
2007 1016
2008 1007
2009 939
2010 776
2011 752
2012 751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 14.2
2007 13.8
2008 15.6
2009 16.8
2010 15.2
2011 16.3
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4397046759639
2006 0.47264150943396
2007 0.53444881889764
2008 0.48857994041708
2009 0.56656017039404
2010 0.59407216494845
2011 0.59441489361702
2012 0.63648468708389

Compare Fairmont Heights High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 63.6%
 

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