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 30
8 26
9 30
10 30
11 25
12 34

Amherst High School is a public high school of the Amherst Public Schools located in Amherst, NE. It has 175 students in grades 7th through 12th. Amherst High School is the 122nd largest public high school in Nebraska and the 17,981st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 175
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,981st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 122nd out of 268
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 216th out of 268
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 178th out of 268

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Amherst High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 93
(53%)
93
(53%)
 Female 82
(47%)
82
(47%)

Amherst High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(99%)
173
(99%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 136
(78%)
136
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(14%)
25
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(8%)
14
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst High School is ranked 187th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.3%. 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.

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
2013 139
2014 156
2015 175

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
2013 10.2
2014 12.4
2015 13.8

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
2013 0.22302158273381
2014 0.24358974358974
2015 0.22285714285714

Compare Amherst High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 07 - 12 175 13.8:1  
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