Amherst Central High School



Amherst Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Central 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
9 207
10 208
11 197
12 201
UG 15

Amherst Central High School is a public high school of the Amherst Central School District located in Amherst, NY. It has 828 students in grades 9th through 12th. Amherst Central High School is the 357th largest public high school in New York and the 7,171st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 828
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,171st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 357th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 474th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 336th out of 1,411

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Amherst Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 426
(51%)
426
(51%)
 Female 402
(49%)
402
(49%)

Amherst Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 582
(70%)
582
(70%)
 Black 138
(17%)
138
(17%)
 Asian 49
(6%)
49
(6%)
 Hispanic 40
(5%)
40
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
17
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 602
(73%)
602
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(22%)
181
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
45
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst Central High School is ranked 675th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.3%) is lower than the state average of 48.3%. 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 Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 977
2006 987
2007 954
2008 908
2009 890
2010 864
2011 828
2012 789
2013 779
2014 784
2015 828

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.1
2007 11.5
2008 11.2
2009 10.8
2010 11
2011 10.5
2012 10
2013 9.8
2014 11.2
2015 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13101330603889
2006 0.13475177304965
2007 0.31236897274633
2008 0.15859030837004
2009 0.1876404494382
2010 0.22337962962963
2011 0.25
2012 0.26869455006337
2013 0.2798459563543
2014 0.24489795918367
2015 0.27294685990338

Compare Amherst Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 

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