Van Horn High School



Van Horn High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Horn 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
9 265
10 279
11 245
12 210

Van Horn High School is a public high school of the Independence 30 School District located in Independnce, MO. It has 999 students in grades 9th through 12th. Van Horn High School is the 95th largest public high school in Missouri and the 5,985th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 999
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,985th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 95th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 536th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 100th out of 614

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Van Horn High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 532
(53%)
2,884
(51%)
 Female 467
(47%)
2,825
(49%)

Van Horn High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 540
(54%)
3,528
(62%)
 Hispanic 262
(26%)
972
(17%)
 Black 109
(11%)
672
(12%)
 Two or More 68
(7%)
393
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
55
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
64
(1%)

Van Horn High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 741
(74%)
3,051
(53%)
 Not Eligible 189
(19%)
2,141
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(7%)
517
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Van Horn High School is ranked 19th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Horn High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is significantly 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.

Van Horn High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 609
2009 675
2010 805
2011 839
2012 908
2013 896
2014 962
2015 999

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 15.3
2009 14.3
2010 17.4
2011 17.4
2012 17.2
2013 16.8
2014 17
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.61083743842365
2009 0.70518518518519
2010 0.68447204968944
2011 0.76042908224076
2012 0.74118942731278
2013 0.78571428571429
2014 0.77130977130977
2015 0.81081081081081

Compare Van Horn High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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