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
9 411
10 378
11 349
12 344

Fort Osage High School is a public high school of the Fort Osage R-I School District located in Independence, MO. It has 1,482 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fort Osage High School is the 44th largest public high school in Missouri and the 3,265th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 80

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Fort Osage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 782
(53%)
1,206
(53%)
 Female 700
(47%)
1,066
(47%)

Fort Osage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,227
(83%)
1,859
(82%)
 Black 96
(6%)
150
(7%)
 Hispanic 90
(6%)
147
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 46
(3%)
64
(3%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
16
(1%)

Fort Osage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 791
(53%)
1,159
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 553
(37%)
902
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(9%)
211
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Osage High School is ranked 23rd out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Osage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Fort Osage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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