Pershing High School



Pershing High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pershing 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
9 180
10 204
11 170
12 170

Pershing High School is a public high school of the Education Achievement System-Eas School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 724 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pershing High School is the 260th largest public high school in Michigan and the 7,949th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 36.2 to 1.

Total Students: 724
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 36.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Pershing High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(55%)
2,562
(53%)
 Female 328
(45%)
2,283
(47%)

Pershing High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 704
(97%)
4,793
(99%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
22
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pershing High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 620
(86%)
3,977
(82%)
 Not Eligible 101
(14%)
848
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
20
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pershing High School is ranked 65th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pershing High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.0%) 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.

Compare Pershing High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
3,620.0% 36.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 86.0%
 

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