Silver High School



Silver High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Silver 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
9 201
10 193
11 160
12 147

Silver High School is a public high school of the Silver Consolidated School District located in Silver City, NM. It has 701 students in grades 9th through 12th. Silver High School is the 52nd largest public high school in New Mexico and the 8,266th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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Silver High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(50%)
447
(49%)
 Male 349
(50%)
460
(51%)

Silver High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 476
(68%)
543
(60%)
 White 207
(30%)
340
(37%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Black 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Silver High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 394
(56%)
492
(54%)
 Not Eligible 267
(38%)
369
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
46
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Silver High School is ranked 49th out of 217 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Silver High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 65.0%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 904
2006 823
2007 787
2008 734
2009 754
2010 730
2011 727
2012 730
2013 726
2014 720
2015 701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.1
2007 16
2008 16.3
2009 16.1
2010 17.3
2011 18.3
2012 18.7
2013 17.5
2014 17.6
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44469026548673
2006 0.4228432563791
2007 0.38754764930114
2008 0.35286103542234
2009 0.5
2010 0.46164383561644
2011 0.41127922971114
2012 0.41095890410959
2013 0.43526170798898
2014 0.55277777777778
2015 0.61911554921541

Compare Silver High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,526.1% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.9%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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