Lower Dauphin High School



Lower Dauphin High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lower Dauphin 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
9 280
10 305
11 282
12 289

Lower Dauphin High School is a public high school of the Lower Dauphin School District located in Hummelstown, PA. It has 1,156 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lower Dauphin High School is the 165th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,042nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,156
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.29

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Lower Dauphin High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 593
(51%)
606
(52%)
 Female 563
(49%)
565
(48%)

Lower Dauphin High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,019
(88%)
1,029
(88%)
 Hispanic 66
(6%)
67
(6%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
39
(3%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Black 15
(1%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lower Dauphin High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 931
(81%)
934
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 192
(17%)
204
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
33
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lower Dauphin High School is ranked 436th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lower Dauphin High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.5%) is lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Lower Dauphin High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1302
2006 1275
2007 1251
2008 1255
2009 1208
2010 1219
2011 1193
2012 1176
2013 1167
2014 1174
2015 1156

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.2
2007 14
2008 14.1
2009 13.3
2010 13.2
2011 13.6
2012 13.4
2013 13.7
2014 13.4
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1036866359447
2006 0.10980392156863
2007 0.11990407673861
2008 0.12270916334661
2009 0.12334437086093
2010 0.12633305988515
2011 0.15423302598491
2012 0.125
2013 0.1216795201371
2014 0.15843270868825
2015 0.19463667820069

Compare Lower Dauphin High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.5%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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