Amherst Junior High School



Amherst Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 3
7 345
8 333
9 3
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amherst Junior High School is a public high school of the Amherst Exempted Village School District located in Amherst, OH. It has 684 students in grades 6th through 9th. Amherst Junior High School is the 284th largest public high school in Ohio and the 8,327th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.87

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Amherst Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 355
(52%)
1,290
(49%)
 Female 329
(48%)
1,335
(51%)

Amherst Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 550
(80%)
2,138
(81%)
 Hispanic 88
(13%)
323
(12%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
76
(3%)
 Black 15
(2%)
60
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 549
(80%)
2,088
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(14%)
397
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(5%)
140
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amherst Junior High School is ranked 569th out of 0 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.7%) is lower than the state average of 42.1%. 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 707
2006 697
2007 734
2008 691
2009 623
2010 693
2011 720
2012 684

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.4
2007 18.3
2008 17.2
2009 15.1
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15275813295615
2006 0.17073170731707
2007
2008 0.18234442836469
2009 0.24879614767255
2010 0.23232323232323
2011 0.21111111111111
2012 0.19736842105263

Compare Amherst Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,619.8% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.7%
 
State Average 42.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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