Sparta Senior High School



Sparta Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sparta Senior 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
9 228
10 195
11 214
12 235

Sparta Senior High School is a public high school of the Sparta Area School District located in Sparta, MI. It has 872 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sparta Senior High School is the 201st largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,812th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.2 to 1.

Total Students: 872
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,812th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 201st out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 904th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 250th out of 1,154

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Sparta Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 449
(51%)
715
(50%)
 Male 423
(49%)
711
(50%)

Sparta Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 749
(86%)
1,215
(85%)
 Hispanic 78
(9%)
147
(10%)
 Black 17
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sparta Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 590
(68%)
906
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(27%)
439
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(5%)
81
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sparta Senior High School is ranked 248th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sparta Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.3%) 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.

Sparta Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 817
2006 828
2007 847
2008 850
2009 886
2010 861
2011 876
2012 853
2013 870
2014 852
2015 872

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 19.3
2007 19.7
2008 19.1
2009 20.4
2010 21
2011 20.4
2012 21.7
2013 23
2014 21.6
2015 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.203182374541
2006 0.22705314009662
2007 0.21959858323495
2008 0.30470588235294
2009 0.33747178329571
2010 0.3472706155633
2011 0.3458904109589
2012 0.33880422039859
2013 0.35287356321839
2014 0.36619718309859
2015 0.32339449541284

Compare Sparta Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.3%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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