Pontiac High School



Pontiac High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontiac 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
9 331
10 390
11 350
12 338
UG 3

Pontiac High School is a public high school of the Pontiac City School District located in Pontiac, MI. It has 1,412 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pontiac High School is the 80th largest public high school in Michigan and the 3,583rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,412
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 72

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Pontiac High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 770
(55%)
1,193
(55%)
 Female 642
(45%)
978
(45%)

Pontiac High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,011
(72%)
1,476
(68%)
 Hispanic 241
(17%)
424
(20%)
 White 92
(7%)
174
(8%)
 Asian 60
(4%)
86
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pontiac High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 973
(69%)
1,493
(69%)
 Not Eligible 431
(31%)
669
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
9
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pontiac High School is ranked 16th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pontiac High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.5%) 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.

Pontiac High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1526
2006 1425
2007 1309
2008 1140
2009 1764
2010 1734
2011 1597
2012 1412

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 23.4
2007 20.4
2008 17.8
2009 19.4
2010 21.4
2011 17.2
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51179554390564
2006 0.65754385964912
2007 0.73109243697479
2008 0.85087719298246
2009 0.82426303854875
2010 0.70530565167243
2011 0.69004383218535
2012 0.69475920679887

Compare Pontiac High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.5%
 

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Pontiac High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,412 19.6:1  
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Public 09 - 12 173 38.4:1 3 miles
Auburn Hills Christian School
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Private PK - 12 194 13:1 3 miles
Pontiac Academy for Excellence - High School
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Public 09 - 12 386 18:1 3 miles
Oakland Christian School
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Private PK - 12 689 13:1 3 miles
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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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