Poteau High School



Poteau High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poteau 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
9 179
10 179
11 136
12 145
UG 3

Poteau High School is a public high school of the Poteau School District located in Poteau, OK. It has 642 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poteau High School is the 75th largest public high school in Oklahoma and the 8,896th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 642
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,896th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Oklahoma: 75th out of 495
Student/Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 407th out of 489
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 86th out of 489

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Poteau High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 340
(53%)
340
(53%)
 Female 302
(47%)
302
(47%)

Poteau High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(54%)
345
(54%)
 American Indian 158
(25%)
158
(25%)
 Hispanic 80
(12%)
80
(12%)
 Two or More 43
(7%)
43
(7%)
 Black 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)

Poteau High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(50%)
324
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(43%)
276
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
42
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poteau High School is ranked 88th out of 488 ranked schools in Oklahoma, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poteau High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.2%. 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.

Poteau High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 644
2006 626
2007 611
2008 620
2009 595
2010 623
2011 628
2012 628
2013 624
2014 642
2015 642

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.5
2007 15.1
2008 15.5
2009 15
2010 15.2
2011 15.2
2012 15.8
2013 15.4
2014 17.9
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47049689440994
2006 0.41373801916933
2007 0.38952536824877
2008 0.40645161290323
2009 0.4436974789916
2010 0.52487961476726
2011 0.4984076433121
2012 0.48248407643312
2013 0.50480769230769
2014 0.48753894080997
2015 0.49532710280374

Compare Poteau High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,544.7% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.5%
 
State Average 55.2%
 

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