Carthage High School



Carthage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carthage 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
9 375
10 368
11 311
12 302

Carthage High School is a public high school of the Carthage R-IX School District located in Carthage, MO. It has 1,356 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carthage High School is the 64th largest public high school in Missouri and the 3,985th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,985th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 64th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 560th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 73rd out of 614

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Carthage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 678
(50%)
1,057
(51%)
 Female 678
(50%)
1,005
(49%)

Carthage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 898
(66%)
1,336
(65%)
 Hispanic 395
(29%)
614
(30%)
 Black 27
(2%)
46
(2%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Carthage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 695
(51%)
975
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 586
(43%)
966
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(6%)
121
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carthage High School is ranked 36th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carthage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.4%. 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.

Carthage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 819
2006 854
2007 910
2008 1230
2009 1212
2010 1247
2011 1213
2012 1183
2013 1238
2014 1256
2015 1356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 21
2007 19.1
2008 19.4
2009 17.9
2010 18.9
2011 18.2
2012 17.7
2013 17.2
2014 17.3
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31501831501832
2006 0.29976580796253
2007 0.3032967032967
2008 0.42276422764228
2009 0.44471947194719
2010 0.45549318364074
2011 0.45094806265458
2012 0.50126796280642
2013 0.53715670436187
2014 0.52866242038217
2015 0.48746312684366

Compare Carthage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.7%
 

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