Poplar Bluff Junior High School



Poplar Bluff Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poplar Bluff Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 378
8 394
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poplar Bluff Junior High School is a public high school of the Poplar Bluff R-I School District located in Poplar Bluff, MO. It has 772 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 772
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.71

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Poplar Bluff Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(51%)
1,159
(51%)
 Female 376
(49%)
1,092
(49%)

Poplar Bluff Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 641
(83%)
1,889
(84%)
 Black 93
(12%)
254
(11%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
52
(2%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Poplar Bluff Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(49%)
1,032
(46%)
 Not Eligible 341
(44%)
1,079
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
140
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Poplar Bluff Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) 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.

Poplar Bluff Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 750
2006 717
2007 728
2008 767
2009 720
2010 720
2011 752
2012 803
2013 813
2014 794
2015 772

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.2
2007 15.5
2008 16
2009 14.7
2010 15
2011 15.7
2012 16.9
2013 17.1
2014 16.3
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54533333333333
2006 0.55927475592748
2007 0.57692307692308
2008 0.57496740547588
2009 0.59583333333333
2010 0.62361111111111
2011 0.5811170212766
2012 0.57658779576588
2013 0.58671586715867
2014 0.64105793450882
2015 0.55829015544041

Compare Poplar Bluff Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.8%
 

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