Blue Springs High School



Blue Springs High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Springs 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
9 669
10 659
11 622
12 598

Blue Springs High School is a public high school of the Blue Springs R-IV School District located in Blue Springs, MO. It has 2,548 students in grades 9th through 12th. Blue Springs High School is the 1st largest public high school in Missouri and the 588th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.21

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Blue Springs High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,306
(51%)
2,346
(51%)
 Female 1,242
(49%)
2,243
(49%)

Blue Springs High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,823
(72%)
3,342
(73%)
 Black 354
(14%)
598
(13%)
 Hispanic 192
(8%)
329
(7%)
 Two or More 100
(4%)
175
(4%)
 Asian 59
(2%)
104
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
16
(0%)

Blue Springs High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,960
(77%)
3,674
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 467
(18%)
738
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(5%)
177
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Blue Springs High School is ranked 51st out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Springs High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.1%) is lower than the state average of 44.4%. 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.

Blue Springs High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1721
2006 1753
2007 1816
2008 1811
2009 1809
2010 1797
2011 1734
2012 1774
2013 2409
2014 2427
2015 2548

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.2
2007 17.5
2008 17
2009 17.2
2010 18.4
2011 17.6
2012 17.2
2013 23.1
2014 23.1
2015 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.083672283556072
2006 0.085567598402738
2007 0.089757709251101
2008 0.14853672004417
2009 0.16860143725815
2010 0.19421257651642
2011 0.23875432525952
2012 0.26268320180383
2013 0.24989622249896
2014 0.23320972393902
2015 0.23076923076923

Compare Blue Springs High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.1%
 
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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