J.w. Sexton High School



J.w. Sexton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J.w. Sexton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 106
8 120
9 280
10 184
11 129
12 84

J.w. Sexton High School is a public high school of the Lansing Public School District located in Lansing, MI. It has 903 students in grades 7th through 12th. J.w. Sexton High School is the 194th largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,496th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 903
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.6

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J.w. Sexton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 467
(52%)
2,299
(52%)
 Female 436
(48%)
2,123
(48%)

J.w. Sexton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 563
(62%)
2,011
(45%)
 White 160
(18%)
1,209
(27%)
 Hispanic 77
(9%)
702
(16%)
 Asian 67
(7%)
327
(7%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
120
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

J.w. Sexton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(56%)
2,581
(58%)
 Not Eligible 388
(43%)
1,778
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(1%)
63
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

J.w. Sexton High School is ranked 98th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of J.w. Sexton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) 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.

J.w. Sexton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1028
2006 1012
2007 980
2008 898
2009 799
2010 746
2011 793
2012 903

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 19
2007 21.2
2008 20.5
2009 18.8
2010 18.4
2011 22.7
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56809338521401
2006 0.54051383399209
2007 0.54285714285714
2008 0.56347438752784
2009 0.67334167709637
2010 0.66219839142091
2011 0.56494325346784
2012 0.5703211517165

Compare J.w. Sexton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 57.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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J.w. Sexton High School
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Public 07 - 12 903 19:1  
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Beekman Center
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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