Mountain Youth School



Mountain Youth School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mountain Youth School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 4
8 1
9 6
10 10
11 7
12 6

Mountain Youth School is a public high school of the Cherokee County School District located in Murphy, NC. It has 34 students in grades 6th through 12th. Mountain Youth School is the 640th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 23,446th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.2 to 1.

Total Students: 34
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.59

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Mountain Youth School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 26
(76%)
624
(54%)
 Female 8
(24%)
537
(46%)

Mountain Youth School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 31
(91%)
1,050
(90%)
 Hispanic 2
(6%)
42
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(3%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
20
(2%)

Mountain Youth School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(88%)
497
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(9%)
115
(10%)
 Not Eligible 1
(3%)
549
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mountain Youth School is ranked 610th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mountain Youth School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Mountain Youth School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 43
2006 49
2007 65
2008 64
2009 26
2010 33
2011 34
2012 21
2013 28
2014 38
2015 34

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.4
2006 8.9
2007 10.8
2008 9.8
2009 4.1
2010 5
2011 5.5
2012 3.6
2013 4.6
2014 6.5
2015 5.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72093023255814
2006 0.69387755102041
2007 0.78461538461538
2008 0.625
2009 0.73076923076923
2010 0.54545454545455
2011 0.91176470588235
2012 0.85714285714286
2013 0.85714285714286
2014 0.92105263157895
2015 0.97058823529412

Compare Mountain Youth School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
520.0% 5.2:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 97.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Mountain Youth School
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Public 06 - 12 34 5.2:1  
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