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 1
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 198
10 181
11 194
12 208
UG 7

Amherst Central High School is a public high school of the Amherst Central School District located in Amherst, NY. It has 789 students in grades 3rd through 12th. Amherst Central High School is the 366th largest public high school in New York and the 7,358th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.0 to 1.

Total Students: 789
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.62

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Amherst Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(50%)
396
(50%)
 Female 393
(50%)
393
(50%)

Amherst Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 594
(75%)
594
(75%)
 Black 136
(17%)
136
(17%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 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 577
(73%)
577
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(20%)
158
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(7%)
54
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst Central High School is ranked 703rd out of 0 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 (26.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.1%. 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

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

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

Compare Amherst Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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