Douglas R. Welch High School



Douglas R. Welch High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Douglas R. Welch 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 1
10 12
11 28
12 58

Douglas R. Welch High School is a public high school of the Ionia Public Schools located in Ionia, MI. It has 99 students in grades 8th through 12th. Douglas R. Welch High School is the 867th largest public high school in Michigan and the 20,442nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.8 to 1.

Total Students: 99
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.35

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Douglas R. Welch High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 52
(53%)
520
(54%)
 Male 47
(47%)
451
(46%)

Douglas R. Welch High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 82
(83%)
868
(89%)
 Hispanic 13
(13%)
73
(8%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)

Douglas R. Welch High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(69%)
435
(45%)
 Not Eligible 28
(28%)
456
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
80
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Douglas R. Welch High School is ranked 806th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Douglas R. Welch High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) 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.

Douglas R. Welch High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 69
2006 59
2007 66
2008 73
2009 70
2010 97
2011 83
2012 99

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.8
2007 16.5
2008 13.5
2009 19.4
2010 23.4
2011 19.3
2012 22.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8695652173913
2006 0.66101694915254
2007 0.62121212121212
2008 0.79452054794521
2009 0.82857142857143
2010 0.82474226804124
2011 0.74698795180723
2012 0.71717171717172

Compare Douglas R. Welch High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,280.0% 22.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.7%
 

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