Kestrel Heights School



Kestrel Heights School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kestrel Heights School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 52
2 60
3 62
4 65
5 73
6 101
7 105
8 104
9 95
10 92
11 61
12 69

Kestrel Heights School is a public high school of the Kestrel Heights School District located in Durham, NC. It has 1,010 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Kestrel Heights School is the 196th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,805th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.94

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Kestrel Heights School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 558
(55%)
558
(55%)
 Female 452
(45%)
452
(45%)

Kestrel Heights School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 445
(44%)
445
(44%)
 White 392
(39%)
392
(39%)
 Hispanic 91
(9%)
91
(9%)
 Asian 40
(4%)
40
(4%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
35
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Kestrel Heights School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 898
(89%)
898
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(9%)
94
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kestrel Heights School is ranked 432nd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kestrel Heights School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Kestrel Heights School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 187
2006 376
2007 408
2008 468
2009 518
2010 567
2011 605
2012 1010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 15.1
2009 15.7
2010 16.6
2011 17.6
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 N/A
2011
2012 0.11089108910891

Compare Kestrel Heights School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.1%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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