Houghton Lake High School



Houghton Lake High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houghton Lake High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 113
9 158
10 137
11 111
12 130

Houghton Lake High School is a public high school of the Houghton Lake Community School District located in Houghton Lake, MI. It has 649 students in grades 8th through 12th. Houghton Lake High School is the 296th largest public high school in Michigan and the 8,675th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.2 to 1.

Total Students: 649
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.28

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Houghton Lake High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 327
(50%)
338
(51%)
 Female 322
(50%)
329
(49%)

Houghton Lake High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 623
(96%)
639
(96%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Houghton Lake High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(59%)
394
(59%)
 Not Eligible 224
(35%)
227
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
46
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houghton Lake High School is ranked 148th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houghton Lake High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.5%) is 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.

Houghton Lake High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 654
2006 778
2007 739
2008 696
2009 673
2010 714
2011 691
2012 649

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 25.9
2007 25.1
2008 20.2
2009 19.5
2010 20.1
2011 23.3
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44189602446483
2006 0.47814910025707
2007 0.49661705006766
2008 0.51724137931034
2009 0.59435364041605
2010 0.57422969187675
2011 0.66136034732272
2012 0.65485362095532

Compare Houghton Lake High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.5%
 

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