Furness Horace High School



Furness Horace High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Furness Horace 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
9 192
10 170
11 169
12 136

Furness Horace High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 667 students in grades 9th through 12th. Furness Horace High School is the 368th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 8,640th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 667
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.16

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Furness Horace High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 407
(61%)
18,615
(50%)
 Female 260
(39%)
18,385
(50%)

Furness Horace High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 312
(47%)
3,744
(10%)
 Black 153
(23%)
20,003
(54%)
 Hispanic 120
(18%)
6,405
(17%)
 White 71
(11%)
5,363
(14%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
1,430
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Furness Horace High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 667
(100%)
37,000
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Furness Horace High School is ranked 95th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Furness Horace High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Furness Horace High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 924
2006 864
2007 793
2008 718
2009 638
2010 597
2011 591
2012 550
2013 694
2014 689
2015 667

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.3
2007 16.3
2008 13.9
2009 10.1
2010 9.9
2011 13.7
2012 14.7
2013 19
2014 18.3
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79761904761905
2006 0.81712962962963
2007 0.85876418663304
2008 0.86350974930362
2009 1.0031347962382
2010 0.99497487437186
2011 0.99492385786802
2012 0.99454545454545
2013 0.99567723342939
2014 0.99564586357039
2015 1

Compare Furness Horace High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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