Meigs County High School



Meigs County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meigs County 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
9 159
10 138
11 151
12 109

Meigs County High School is a public high school of the Meigs County School District located in Decatur, TN. It has 557 students in grades 9th through 12th. Meigs County High School is the 236th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 9,922nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 557
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,922nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 236th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 184th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 238th out of 423

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Meigs County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(54%)
300
(54%)
 Female 257
(46%)
257
(46%)

Meigs County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 541
(97%)
541
(97%)
 Black 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meigs County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 366
(66%)
366
(66%)
 Not Eligible 191
(34%)
191
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Meigs County High School is ranked 198th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meigs County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Meigs County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 546
2007 554
2008 557
2009 533
2010 510
2011 539
2012 512
2013 529
2014 547
2015 557

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 14.9
2007 15.8
2008 16.4
2009 15.4
2010 14.4
2011 15
2012 14.1
2013 14.3
2014 15.3
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5456204379562
2006 0.56410256410256
2007 0.55776173285199
2008 0.59425493716338
2009 0.68105065666041
2010 0.64117647058824
2011 0.71243042671614
2012 0.7265625
2013 0.5765595463138
2014 0.56124314442413
2015 0.65709156193896

Compare Meigs County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 65.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meigs County High School
Decatur, TN
Public 09 - 12 557 15.6:1  
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Private KG - 11 113 9:1 9 miles
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Mcminn High School
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Rhea County Academy
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Private PK - 12 88 6:1 13 miles
Walker Valley High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,521 15.7:1 17 miles
Central High School
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Public 09 - 12 718 14.7:1 19 miles
Sweetwater High School
Sweetwater, TN
Public 09 - 12 602 14.3:1 20 miles
Sweetwater Jr High School
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Public 07 - 08 348 22.2:1 20 miles
Sale Creek Middle / High School
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Public 06 - 12 548 15.7:1 20 miles
Tennessee Christian Preparatory School
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Private PK - 12 225 10:1 21 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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