New Directions High School



New Directions High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

New Directions 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 0
10 7
11 8
12 27

New Directions High School is a public high school of the Big Rapids Public Schools located in Big Rapids, MI. It has 42 students in grades 9th through 12th. New Directions High School is the 1,048th largest public high school in Michigan and the 23,002nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 33.6 to 1.

Total Students: 42
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 33.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 1.25

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New Directions High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 22
(52%)
343
(48%)
 Male 20
(48%)
369
(52%)

New Directions High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 39
(93%)
611
(86%)
 Black 2
(5%)
56
(8%)
 Hispanic 1
(2%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
21
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

New Directions High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(69%)
292
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(17%)
60
(8%)
 Not Eligible 6
(14%)
360
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

New Directions High School is ranked 974th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of New Directions High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.7%) is significantly 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.

New Directions High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 65
2006 57
2007 50
2008 47
2009 49
2010 43
2011 43
2012 42

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 16.8
2007 25
2008 47
2009 39.2
2010 34.4
2011 28.7
2012 33.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87692307692308
2006 0.70175438596491
2007 0.7
2008 0.80851063829787
2009 0.81632653061224
2010 0.81395348837209
2011 0.86046511627907
2012 0.85714285714286

Compare New Directions High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
3,360.0% 33.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 85.7%
 

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