Schenectady High School



Schenectady High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Schenectady 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
9 787
10 666
11 546
12 667
UG 18

Schenectady High School is a public high school of the Schenectady City School District located in Schenectady, NY. It has 2,684 students in grades 9th through 12th. Schenectady High School is the 32nd largest public high school in New York and the 413th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 183.93

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Schenectady High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,347
(50%)
1,793
(51%)
 Female 1,337
(50%)
1,709
(49%)

Schenectady High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 902
(34%)
1,135
(32%)
 Black 891
(33%)
1,195
(34%)
 Asian 462
(17%)
604
(17%)
 Hispanic 414
(15%)
547
(16%)
 Two or More 11
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Schenectady High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,606
(60%)
2,216
(63%)
 Not Eligible 827
(31%)
975
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 251
(9%)
311
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Schenectady High School is ranked 4th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Schenectady High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.2%) is higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Schenectady High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2814
2006 2899
2007 2879
2008 2958
2009 2778
2010 2781
2011 2665
2012 2684

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.4
2007 13.9
2008 13.2
2009 13.3
2010 15.1
2011 13
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46872778962331
2006 0.46360814073819
2007 0.49010072941994
2008 0.49154834347532
2009 0.62131029517639
2010 0.59475008989572
2011 0.67542213883677
2012 0.69187779433681

Compare Schenectady High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.2%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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