William Allen High School



William Allen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Allen 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
9 703
10 737
11 602
12 553

William Allen High School is a public high school of the Allentown City School District located in Allentown, PA. It has 2,595 students in grades 9th through 12th. William Allen High School is the 16th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 496th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 160

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William Allen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,360
(52%)
2,275
(52%)
 Female 1,235
(48%)
2,061
(48%)

William Allen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,624
(63%)
2,780
(64%)
 Black 509
(20%)
745
(17%)
 White 395
(15%)
707
(16%)
 Asian 55
(2%)
84
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

William Allen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,956
(75%)
3,283
(76%)
 Not Eligible 424
(16%)
673
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 215
(8%)
380
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

William Allen High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Allen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

William Allen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3577
2006 3705
2007 3539
2008 3480
2009 3124
2010 2923
2011 2842
2012 2595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 22.6
2007 21.4
2008 16.9
2009 14.9
2010 14.6
2011 32.9
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59295499021526
2006 0.60998650472335
2007 0.64085899971743
2008 0.67614942528736
2009 0.6219590268886
2010 0.80670543961683
2011 0.69458128078818
2012 0.83660886319846

Compare William Allen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 83.7%
 

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