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 87
10 94
11 85
12 63

Pershing High School is a public high school of the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 329 students in grades 8th through 12th. Pershing High School is the 542nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 14,079th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,079th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 542nd out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 378th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 548th out of 1,154

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Pershing High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 185
(56%)
2,205
(52%)
 Female 144
(44%)
2,061
(48%)

Pershing High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(98%)
4,044
(95%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
123
(3%)
 White 0
(0%)
44
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pershing High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(83%)
3,536
(83%)
 Not Eligible 57
(17%)
730
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pershing High School is ranked 263rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pershing High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Pershing High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 724
2013 511
2014 400
2015 329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 36.2
2013 46.5
2014 22.2
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.86049723756906
2013 0.74559686888454
2014 0.755
2015 0.82674772036474

Compare Pershing High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 82.7%
 

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