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
9 138
10 144
11 120
12 110

Meigs County High School is a public high school of the Meigs County School District located in Decatur, TN. It has 512 students in grades 9th through 12th. Meigs County High School is the 245th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 10,458th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.4

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Meigs County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 270
(53%)
270
(53%)
 Female 242
(47%)
242
(47%)

Meigs County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 499
(97%)
499
(97%)
 Black 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meigs County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(61%)
311
(61%)
 Not Eligible 140
(27%)
140
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(12%)
61
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Meigs County High School is ranked 177th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meigs County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Meigs County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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