W.j. Keenan High School



W.j. Keenan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W.j. Keenan 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
9 215
10 182
11 155
12 139

W.j. Keenan High School is a public high school of the Richland 01 School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 691 students in grades 9th through 12th. W.j. Keenan High School is the 139th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 8,378th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 691
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 55

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W.j. Keenan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 346
(50%)
3,263
(50%)
 Female 345
(50%)
3,251
(50%)

W.j. Keenan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 664
(96%)
4,722
(72%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
224
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
218
(3%)
 White 6
(1%)
1,261
(19%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
81
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

W.j. Keenan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 691
(100%)
6,511
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

W.j. Keenan High School is ranked 62nd out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W.j. Keenan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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.

W.j. Keenan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 840
2006 879
2007 865
2008 832
2009 783
2010 768
2011 739
2012 737
2013 739
2014 708
2015 691

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 11.6
2007 14.2
2008 15.4
2009 14.5
2010 14.8
2011 14.2
2012 14.5
2013 13.9
2014 13.1
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5202380952381
2006 0.56996587030717
2007 0.58034682080925
2008 0.54206730769231
2009 0.62452107279693
2010 0.68359375
2011 0.66441136671177
2012 0.66892808683853
2013 0.6765899864682
2014 0.70762711864407
2015 1

Compare W.j. Keenan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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