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
9 295
10 289
11 279
12 266

Upper Merion High School is a public high school of the Upper Merion Area School District located in King of Prussia, PA. It has 1,129 students in grades 9th through 12th. Upper Merion High School is the 173rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,086th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,129
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.6

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Upper Merion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 575
(51%)
575
(51%)
 Female 554
(49%)
554
(49%)

Upper Merion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 728
(64%)
728
(64%)
 Asian 142
(13%)
142
(13%)
 Black 139
(12%)
139
(12%)
 Hispanic 82
(7%)
82
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
7
(1%)

Upper Merion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 825
(73%)
825
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(22%)
247
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(5%)
57
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Upper Merion High School is ranked 236th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Upper Merion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Upper Merion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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