Fort Osage High School



Fort Osage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Osage 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
9 406
10 375
11 353
12 369

Fort Osage High School is a public high school of the Fort Osage R-I School District located in Independence, MO. It has 1,503 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fort Osage High School is the 48th largest public high school in Missouri and the 3,338th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,338th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 48th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 601st out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 71st out of 614

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Fort Osage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 795
(53%)
1,172
(52%)
 Female 708
(47%)
1,087
(48%)

Fort Osage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,197
(80%)
1,790
(79%)
 Hispanic 126
(8%)
184
(8%)
 Black 102
(7%)
153
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 33
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Two or More 20
(1%)
40
(2%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
17
(1%)

Fort Osage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 793
(53%)
1,186
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 588
(39%)
878
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 122
(8%)
195
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Osage High School is ranked 28th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Osage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.2%) 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.

Fort Osage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1517
2006 1539
2007 1502
2008 1476
2009 1410
2010 1398
2011 1452
2012 1482
2013 1493
2014 1512
2015 1503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.1
2007 17.7
2008 17.5
2009 17.1
2010 17
2011 17.9
2012 18.5
2013 19
2014 19.2
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30125247198418
2006 0.32358674463938
2007 0.29494007989348
2008 0.3109756097561
2009 0.36666666666667
2010 0.40486409155937
2011 0.41322314049587
2012 0.46626180836707
2013 0.49899531145345
2014 0.50595238095238
2015 0.47238855622089

Compare Fort Osage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
This School 47.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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