Moorhead High School



Moorhead High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Moorhead 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
9 459
10 417
11 435
12 392

Moorhead High School is a public high school of the Moorhead Public School District located in Moorhead, MN. It has 1,703 students in grades 9th through 12th. Moorhead High School is the 41st largest public high school in Minnesota and the 2,556th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 91.2

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Moorhead High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 919
(54%)
990
(54%)
 Female 784
(46%)
840
(46%)

Moorhead High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,332
(78%)
1,390
(76%)
 Hispanic 116
(7%)
145
(8%)
 Two or More 108
(6%)
116
(6%)
 Black 100
(6%)
115
(6%)
 American Indian 33
(2%)
50
(3%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Moorhead High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,159
(68%)
1,206
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 458
(27%)
531
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(5%)
93
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Moorhead High School is ranked 42nd out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Moorhead High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Moorhead High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1650
2006 1660
2007 1643
2008 1609
2009 1610
2010 1524
2011 1520
2012 1545
2013 1583
2014 1590
2015 1703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 17.5
2007 17.3
2008 17.4
2009 20
2010 18.7
2011 18.1
2012 17.7
2013 17.8
2014 18.1
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20484848484848
2006 0.2
2007 0.2099817407182
2008 0.24114356743319
2009 0.23540372670807
2010 0.2749343832021
2011 0.28421052631579
2012 0.30938511326861
2013 0.28616550852811
2014 0.29937106918239
2015 0.31943628890194

Compare Moorhead High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.9%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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