Big Spring High School



Big Spring High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Spring 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
9 216
10 233
11 233
12 202

Big Spring High School is a public high school of the Big Spring School District located in Newville, PA. It has 884 students in grades 9th through 12th. Big Spring High School is the 253rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,735th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 884
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.28

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Big Spring High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 448
(51%)
448
(51%)
 Male 436
(49%)
436
(49%)

Big Spring High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 842
(95%)
842
(95%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Big Spring High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 645
(73%)
645
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(23%)
205
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
34
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Big Spring High School is ranked 401st out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Spring High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) 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.

Big Spring High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1006
2006 1016
2007 1040
2008 1055
2009 986
2010 979
2011 943
2012 895
2013 897
2014 855
2015 884

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.5
2007 15
2008 13.7
2009 12.7
2010 12.8
2011 12.5
2012 13.6
2013 13.5
2014 13.3
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11729622266402
2006 0.15748031496063
2007 0.14038461538462
2008 0.14502369668246
2009 0.17139959432049
2010 0.23799795709908
2011 0.19512195121951
2012 0.23351955307263
2013 0.26978818283166
2014 0.27134502923977
2015 0.27036199095023

Compare Big Spring High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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