Fred T Foard High School



Fred T Foard High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fred T Foard 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
9 267
10 270
11 235
12 281

Fred T Foard High School is a public high school of the Catawba County School District located in Newton, NC. It has 1,053 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fred T Foard High School is the 186th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 61

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Fred T Foard High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 544
(52%)
4,200
(51%)
 Female 509
(48%)
3,970
(49%)

Fred T Foard High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 849
(81%)
5,914
(72%)
 Asian 68
(6%)
568
(7%)
 Black 47
(4%)
418
(5%)
 Hispanic 47
(4%)
923
(11%)
 Two or More 38
(4%)
323
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Fred T Foard High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 655
(62%)
4,299
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 336
(32%)
3,188
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
683
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fred T Foard High School is ranked 243rd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fred T Foard High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.8%) is slightly 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.

Fred T Foard High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1241
2006 1160
2007 1108
2008 1107
2009 1116
2010 1074
2011 1061
2012 1053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.8
2007 15.8
2008 15
2009 16.4
2010 16.7
2011 17.4
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24576954069299
2006 0.23534482758621
2007 0.28068592057762
2008 0.2773261065944
2009 0.32437275985663
2010 0.33519553072626
2011 0.37323279924599
2012 0.37796771130104

Compare Fred T Foard High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.8%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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