Blue Springs South High School



Blue Springs South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Springs South 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
9 527
10 483
11 534
12 497

Blue Springs South High School is a public high school of the Blue Springs R-IV School District located in Blue Springs, MO. It has 2,041 students in grades 9th through 12th. Blue Springs South High School is the 7th largest public high school in Missouri and the 1,482nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,041
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.53

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Blue Springs South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,040
(51%)
2,346
(51%)
 Female 1,001
(49%)
2,243
(49%)

Blue Springs South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,519
(74%)
3,342
(73%)
 Black 244
(12%)
598
(13%)
 Hispanic 137
(7%)
329
(7%)
 Two or More 75
(4%)
175
(4%)
 Asian 45
(2%)
104
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(1%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
16
(0%)

Blue Springs South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,714
(84%)
3,674
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(13%)
738
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(3%)
177
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Blue Springs South High School is ranked 118th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Springs South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.0%) is significantly 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 South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1421
2006 1413
2007 1430
2008 1346
2009 1379
2010 1405
2011 1478
2012 1506
2013 2124
2014 2178
2015 2041

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.4
2007 15.6
2008 14.6
2009 14.8
2010 15.7
2011 16.5
2012 16.1
2013 23.1
2014 23.4
2015 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.076002814919071
2006 0.085633404104742
2007 0.08951048951049
2008 0.12778603268945
2009 0.14430746918057
2010 0.16085409252669
2011 0.18673883626522
2012 0.19189907038513
2013 0.1864406779661
2014 0.18870523415978
2015 0.16021558059775

Compare Blue Springs South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.0%
 
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,041 21.6:1  
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