Ottawa Area Center



Ottawa Area Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ottawa Area Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 13
1 10
2 10
3 6
4 15
5 7
6 8
7 10
8 8
9 5
10 11
11 14
12 10
UG 64

Ottawa Area Center is a public high school of the Ottawa Area Independent School District located in Allendale, MI. It has 191 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Ottawa Area Center is the 710th largest public high school in Michigan and the 17,375th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.5 to 1.

Total Students: 191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.85

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Ottawa Area Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 121
(63%)
155
(64%)
 Female 70
(37%)
86
(36%)

Ottawa Area Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 148
(77%)
185
(77%)
 Hispanic 18
(9%)
28
(12%)
 Black 10
(5%)
11
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(4%)
8
(3%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
6
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
2
(1%)

Ottawa Area Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 97
(51%)
119
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(43%)
105
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(6%)
17
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ottawa Area Center is ranked 715th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ottawa Area Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Ottawa Area Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 291
2006 436
2007 244
2008 255
2009 252
2010 180
2011 170
2012 191

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.1
2006 9.7
2007 5.1
2008 6.3
2009 6.1
2010 5.5
2011 4.8
2012 5.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.016393442622951
2008 0.58039215686275
2009 0.59126984126984
2010 0.50555555555556
2011 0.54117647058824
2012 0.49214659685864

Compare Ottawa Area Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
550.0% 5.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 49.2%
 

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