Penasco High School



Penasco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penasco 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 31
10 39
11 36
12 34

Penasco High School is a public high school of the Penasco Independent School District located in Penasco, NM. It has 140 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penasco High School is the 142nd largest public high school in New Mexico and the 18,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.44

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Penasco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 74
(53%)
114
(53%)
 Female 66
(47%)
101
(47%)

Penasco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 130
(93%)
198
(92%)
 American Indian 7
(5%)
10
(5%)
 White 3
(2%)
7
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penasco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(64%)
131
(61%)
 Not Eligible 38
(27%)
63
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(9%)
21
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penasco High School is ranked 123rd out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penasco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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.

Penasco High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 201
2006 193
2007 203
2008 189
2009 167
2010 168
2011 148
2012 140

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 16.4
2007 13.9
2008 13.9
2009 11.6
2010 14.3
2011 12.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80597014925373
2006 0.81347150259067
2007 0.79310344827586
2008 0.75661375661376
2009 0.87425149700599
2010 0.81547619047619
2011 0.79054054054054
2012 0.72857142857143

Compare Penasco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 72.9%
 

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