Silver City Opportunity School



Silver City Opportunity School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Silver City Opportunity 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 2
10 12
11 33
12 25

Silver City Opportunity School is a public high school of the Silver Consolidated School District located in Silver City, NM. It has 72 students in grades 9th through 12th. Silver City Opportunity School is the 179th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 21,546th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 72
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.5

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Silver City Opportunity School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 40
(56%)
420
(46%)
 Male 32
(44%)
499
(54%)

Silver City Opportunity School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 56
(78%)
555
(60%)
 White 13
(18%)
343
(37%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(1%)

Silver City Opportunity School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(58%)
310
(34%)
 Not Eligible 29
(40%)
538
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(1%)
71
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Silver City Opportunity School is ranked 171st out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Silver City Opportunity School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.5%. 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.

Silver City Opportunity School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 84
2010 66
2011 81
2012 72

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 16.1
2010 13.4
2011 16.2
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.70238095238095
2010 0.68181818181818
2011 0.62962962962963
2012 0.59722222222222

Compare Silver City Opportunity School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.7%
 
State Average 60.5%
 

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