Smith-Cotton High School



Smith-Cotton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith-Cotton 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
9 367
10 382
11 363
12 353

Smith-Cotton High School is a public high school of the Sedalia 200 School District located in Sedalia, MO. It has 1,465 students in grades 9th through 12th. Smith-Cotton High School is the 51st largest public high school in Missouri and the 3,488th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,488th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 51st out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 556th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 60th out of 614

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Smith-Cotton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 743
(51%)
743
(51%)
 Female 722
(49%)
722
(49%)

Smith-Cotton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,088
(74%)
1,088
(74%)
 Hispanic 227
(15%)
227
(15%)
 Black 79
(5%)
79
(5%)
 Two or More 54
(4%)
54
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Smith-Cotton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 768
(52%)
768
(52%)
 Not Eligible 550
(38%)
550
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 147
(10%)
147
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Smith-Cotton High School is ranked 13th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith-Cotton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.5%) is 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.

Smith-Cotton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1277
2006 1289
2007 1296
2008 1272
2009 945
2010 957
2011 984
2012 982
2013 1027
2014 1033
2015 1465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17
2007 16.4
2008 15.1
2009 15.1
2010 15.6
2011 17
2012 16.4
2013 16.8
2014 15.9
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3461237274863
2006 0.35686578743212
2007 0.38503086419753
2008 0.44103773584906
2009 0.45925925925926
2010 0.4649947753396
2011 0.48577235772358
2012 0.5244399185336
2013 0.62025316455696
2014 0.59341723136496
2015 0.62457337883959

Compare Smith-Cotton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 62.5%
 

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