Truman High School



Truman High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Truman 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
9 401
10 412
11 393
12 412

Truman High School is a public high school of the Independence 30 School District located in Independence, MO. It has 1,618 students in grades 9th through 12th. Truman High School is the 36th largest public high school in Missouri and the 2,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,618
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.06

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Truman High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 821
(51%)
2,008
(50%)
 Male 797
(49%)
2,009
(50%)

Truman High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,198
(74%)
2,823
(70%)
 Hispanic 160
(10%)
499
(12%)
 Black 131
(8%)
430
(11%)
 Two or More 71
(4%)
161
(4%)
 Asian 36
(2%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
15
(0%)

Truman High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 954
(59%)
1,800
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 518
(32%)
1,908
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(9%)
309
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Truman High School is ranked 28th out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Truman High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.0%) 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.

Truman High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1725
2006 1693
2007 1631
2008 1614
2009 1674
2010 1646
2011 1623
2012 1618

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.1
2007 16.5
2008 15.6
2009 16.4
2010 18.5
2011 18.2
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25449275362319
2006 0.23331364441819
2007 0.24463519313305
2008 0.27323420074349
2009 0.32258064516129
2010 0.3408262454435
2011 0.37461491065927
2012 0.41038318912237

Compare Truman High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
This School 41.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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