Rising Sun High School



Rising Sun High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rising Sun 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
9 287
10 295
11 281
12 251

Rising Sun High School is a public high school of the Cecil County Public Schools located in North East, MD. It has 1,114 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rising Sun High School is the 119th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,169th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,114
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.1

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Rising Sun High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 599
(54%)
2,408
(52%)
 Female 515
(46%)
2,264
(48%)

Rising Sun High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,040
(93%)
3,797
(81%)
 Hispanic 31
(3%)
187
(4%)
 Two or More 30
(3%)
186
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
435
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Rising Sun High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 909
(82%)
3,198
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(15%)
1,243
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
231
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rising Sun High School is ranked 165th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rising Sun High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.4%) is lower than the state average of 36.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Rising Sun High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1129
2006 1166
2007 1194
2008 1201
2009 1174
2010 1177
2011 1155
2012 1114

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.8
2007 17.2
2008 16.3
2009 15.5
2010 15.5
2011 15.3
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.099202834366696
2006 0.0926243567753
2007 0.11222780569514
2008 0.13905079100749
2009 0.14821124361158
2010 0.17332200509771
2011 0.19047619047619
2012 0.18402154398564

Compare Rising Sun High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.4%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,114 14.6:1  
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