Mcdowell High School



Mcdowell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcdowell 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
9 562
10 613
11 570
12 623

Mcdowell High School is a public high school of the Millcreek Township School District located in Erie, PA. It has 2,368 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mcdowell High School is the 20th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 754th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,368
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 154.99

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Mcdowell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,239
(52%)
1,239
(52%)
 Female 1,129
(48%)
1,129
(48%)

Mcdowell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,167
(92%)
2,167
(92%)
 Black 83
(4%)
83
(4%)
 Hispanic 58
(2%)
58
(2%)
 Asian 41
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mcdowell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,684
(71%)
1,684
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 516
(22%)
516
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 168
(7%)
168
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mcdowell High School is ranked 57th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcdowell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Mcdowell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 2426
2010 2359
2011 2359
2012 2368

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 20.9
2010 14.7
2011 15.4
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.24154987633965
2010 0.18524798643493
2011 0.27808393387028
2012 0.28885135135135

Compare Mcdowell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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