Houghton Central High School



Houghton Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houghton Central 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
9 100
10 118
11 94
12 104

Houghton Central High School is a public high school of the Houghton-Portage Township School District located in Houghton, MI. It has 416 students in grades 9th through 12th. Houghton Central High School is the 451st largest public high school in Michigan and the 12,257th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 416
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,257th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 451st out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 285th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 369th out of 1,154

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Houghton Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(52%)
724
(53%)
 Female 200
(48%)
631
(47%)

Houghton Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(92%)
1,213
(90%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
73
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
49
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Houghton Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 304
(73%)
972
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(20%)
298
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
85
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houghton Central High School is ranked 634th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houghton Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) is lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 500
2006 469
2007 449
2008 417
2009 422
2010 394
2011 409
2012 442
2013 438
2014 451
2015 416

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.8
2007 15.1
2008 14.1
2009 14.1
2010 14.3
2011 16.4
2012 19.4
2013 16.2
2014 16.1
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.308
2006 0.19189765458422
2007 0.17817371937639
2008 0.18465227817746
2009 0.22511848341232
2010 0.24365482233503
2011 0.28850855745721
2012 0.28506787330317
2013 0.30821917808219
2014 0.26607538802661
2015 0.26923076923077

Compare Houghton Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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