Elmer L Meyers Jshs



Elmer L Meyers Jshs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elmer L Meyers Jshs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 169
8 169
9 157
10 146
11 149
12 155

Elmer L Meyers Jshs is a public high school of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District located in Wilkes Barre, PA. It has 945 students in grades 7th through 12th. Elmer L Meyers Jshs is the 235th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,199th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 945
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.92

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Elmer L Meyers Jshs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 476
(50%)
1,675
(52%)
 Female 469
(50%)
1,560
(48%)

Elmer L Meyers Jshs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 453
(48%)
1,856
(57%)
 Hispanic 235
(25%)
665
(21%)
 Black 226
(24%)
630
(19%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
41
(1%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Elmer L Meyers Jshs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 558
(59%)
1,788
(55%)
 Not Eligible 295
(31%)
1,190
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(10%)
257
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Elmer L Meyers Jshs is ranked 65th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elmer L Meyers Jshs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Elmer L Meyers Jshs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 949
2006 939
2007 890
2008 848
2009 902
2010 905
2011 898
2012 945

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.9
2007 6.3
2008 11.8
2009 12.1
2010 12.5
2011 12.6
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42255005268704
2006 0.46858359957401
2007 0.4876404494382
2008 0.55306603773585
2009 0.6219512195122
2010 0.63646408839779
2011 0.62917594654788
2012 0.68783068783069

Compare Elmer L Meyers Jshs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.8%
 

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