Philadelphia High School



Philadelphia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Philadelphia 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 83
10 85
11 62
12 69
UG 8

Philadelphia High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia Public School District located in Philadelphia, MS. It has 307 students in grades 9th through 12th. Philadelphia High School is the 204th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 14,534th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.78

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Philadelphia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 158
(51%)
230
(51%)
 Female 149
(49%)
225
(49%)

Philadelphia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 242
(79%)
350
(77%)
 White 53
(17%)
87
(19%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
11
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Philadelphia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(76%)
348
(76%)
 Not Eligible 49
(16%)
71
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
36
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Philadelphia High School is ranked 190th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Philadelphia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) is higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Philadelphia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 283
2007 300
2008 317
2009 319
2010 325
2011 322
2012 335
2013 309
2014 315
2015 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 14.5
2007 11.4
2008 12.5
2009 9.3
2010 13
2011 12.6
2012 13.5
2013 13.4
2014 15.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65827338129496
2006 0.73498233215548
2007 0.73333333333333
2008 0.75709779179811
2009 0.75235109717868
2010 0.76
2011 0.75776397515528
2012 0.76119402985075
2013 0.76375404530744
2014 0.78412698412698
2015 0.84039087947883

Compare Philadelphia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 84.0%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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