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
9 175
10 163
11 151
12 138
UG 1

Poteau High School is a public high school of the Poteau School District located in Poteau, OK. It has 628 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poteau High School is the 78th largest public high school in Oklahoma and the 8,918th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 628
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.7

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Poteau High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(52%)
329
(52%)
 Female 299
(48%)
299
(48%)

Poteau High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 373
(59%)
373
(59%)
 American Indian 136
(22%)
136
(22%)
 Hispanic 57
(9%)
57
(9%)
 Two or More 46
(7%)
46
(7%)
 Black 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Poteau High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 325
(52%)
325
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(40%)
250
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
53
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poteau High School is ranked 93rd out of 0 ranked schools in Oklahoma, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poteau High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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

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

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

Compare Poteau High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.3% 15.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.2%
 
State Average 53.9%
 

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