Florence High School



Florence High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Florence 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
9 197
10 189
11 169
12 162
UG 6

Florence High School is a public high school of the Rankin County School District located in Florence, MS. It has 723 students in grades 9th through 12th. Florence High School is the 83rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 8,059th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 723
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.22

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Florence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 372
(51%)
3,717
(50%)
 Female 351
(49%)
3,675
(50%)

Florence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 612
(85%)
5,266
(71%)
 Black 101
(14%)
1,749
(24%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
182
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
127
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Florence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 471
(65%)
4,469
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(29%)
2,522
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(6%)
401
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Florence High School is ranked 193rd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Florence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Florence High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 635
2006 625
2007 631
2008 626
2009 650
2010 685
2011 693
2012 724
2013 707
2014 702
2015 723

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.7
2007 12.9
2008 14.4
2009 13.6
2010 16.3
2011 14.6
2012 15.9
2013 15.7
2014 16.2
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33228346456693
2006 0.3312
2007 0.32805071315372
2008 0.35782747603834
2009 0.37230769230769
2010 0.37810218978102
2011 0.36652236652237
2012 0.35911602209945
2013 0.37623762376238
2014 0.35327635327635
2015 0.34854771784232

Compare Florence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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