South Portland High School



South Portland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Portland 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
9 220
10 219
11 228
12 206

South Portland High School is a public high school of the South Portland School Department School District located in South Portland, ME. It has 873 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Portland High School is the 16th largest public high school in Maine and the 6,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 873
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.52

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South Portland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 439
(50%)
439
(50%)
 Female 434
(50%)
434
(50%)

South Portland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 732
(84%)
732
(84%)
 Hispanic 42
(5%)
42
(5%)
 Black 38
(4%)
38
(4%)
 Two or More 32
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
27
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Portland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 583
(67%)
583
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(27%)
237
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(6%)
53
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Portland High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Portland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 42.5%. 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.

South Portland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 998
2006 1004
2007 947
2008 913
2009 907
2010 891
2011 871
2012 873

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 11.5
2007 11.1
2008 11.5
2009 11.4
2010 11.7
2011 12
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19639278557114
2006 0.27490039840637
2007 0.259767687434
2008 0.28587075575027
2009 0.33847850055127
2010 0.32098765432099
2011 0.039035591274397
2012 0.33218785796105

Compare South Portland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.2%
 
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 873 12.2:1  
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