Upper Merion High School



Upper Merion High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Upper Merion 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
9 305
10 283
11 290
12 264

Upper Merion High School is a public high school of the Upper Merion Area School District located in King of Prussia, PA. It has 1,142 students in grades 9th through 12th. Upper Merion High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,131st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,142
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.7

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Upper Merion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 585
(51%)
585
(51%)
 Female 557
(49%)
557
(49%)

Upper Merion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 700
(61%)
700
(61%)
 Asian 155
(14%)
155
(14%)
 Black 144
(13%)
144
(13%)
 Hispanic 88
(8%)
88
(8%)
 Two or More 28
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)

Upper Merion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 756
(66%)
756
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 355
(31%)
355
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
31
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Upper Merion High School is ranked 215th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Upper Merion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.8%) is slightly 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.

Upper Merion High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1129
2006 1139
2007 1120
2008 1119
2009 1086
2010 1125
2011 1142
2012 1129
2013 1123
2014 1137
2015 1142

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.8
2007 14
2008 13.5
2009 13.1
2010 13.7
2011 14.2
2012 13.8
2013 14.1
2014 13.8
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10008857395926
2006 0.12203687445127
2007 0.12321428571429
2008 0.13583556747096
2009 0.16850828729282
2010 0.16711111111111
2011 0.215411558669
2012 0.26926483613818
2013 0.27515583259127
2014 0.31574318381706
2015 0.33800350262697

Compare Upper Merion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.8%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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