Ponaganset High School



Ponaganset High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponaganset 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
9 179
10 176
11 183
12 184

Ponaganset High School is a public high school of the Foster-Glocester School District located in North Scituate, RI. It has 722 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ponaganset High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Rhode Island and the 7,970th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.1 to 1.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 65

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Ponaganset High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 372
(52%)
372
(52%)
 Female 350
(48%)
350
(48%)

Ponaganset High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 716
(99%)
716
(99%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ponaganset High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 590
(82%)
590
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(14%)
102
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(4%)
30
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponaganset High School is ranked 41st out of 0 ranked schools in Rhode Island, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponaganset High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.3%) is lower than the state average of 42.9%. 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.

Ponaganset High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 990
2006 949
2007 925
2008 869
2009 831
2010 793
2011 751
2012 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 17.6
2007 14.3
2008 13.6
2009 14.7
2010 13.6
2011 12.1
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1
2006 0.050579557428872
2007 0.08972972972973
2008 0.11622554660529
2009 0.13718411552347
2010 0.12610340479193
2011 0.1358189081225
2012 0.18282548476454

Compare Ponaganset High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,183.3% 11.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.3%
 
State Average 42.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 722 11.1:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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