Amherst High School



Amherst High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 24
8 22
9 29
10 20
11 17
12 15

Amherst High School is a public high school of the Amherst Public Schools located in Amherst, NE. It has 127 students in grades 7th through 12th. Amherst High School is the 158th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 19,296th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.1 to 1.

Total Students: 127
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.61

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Amherst High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 69
(54%)
69
(54%)
 Female 58
(46%)
58
(46%)

Amherst High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 124
(98%)
124
(98%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 99
(78%)
99
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 21
(17%)
21
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(6%)
7
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst High School is ranked 225th out of 0 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Amherst High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 155
2006 151
2007 148
2008 134
2009 120
2010 120
2011 131
2012 127

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12
2007 11.6
2008 9.2
2009 8.6
2010 10.3
2011 11.3
2012 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21935483870968
2006 0.13245033112583
2007 0.21621621621622
2008 0.15671641791045
2009 0.26666666666667
2010 0.25833333333333
2011 0.26717557251908
2012 0.22047244094488

Compare Amherst High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
1,327.6% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.0%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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