R T Fisher Alternative



R T Fisher Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R T Fisher Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 2
3 1
4 2
5 6
6 4
7 12
8 14
9 24
10 15
11 9
12 8

R T Fisher Alternative is a public high school of the Sumner County School District located in Gallatin, TN. It has 97 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. R T Fisher Alternative is the 383rd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 20,583rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.8 to 1.

Total Students: 97
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,583rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 383rd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 20th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 336th out of 423

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R T Fisher Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 70
(72%)
4,795
(51%)
 Female 27
(28%)
4,549
(49%)

R T Fisher Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 55
(57%)
7,574
(81%)
 Black 37
(38%)
942
(10%)
 Hispanic 3
(3%)
541
(6%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
171
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

R T Fisher Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 68
(70%)
2,852
(31%)
 Not Eligible 29
(30%)
6,492
(69%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

R T Fisher Alternative is ranked 358th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of R T Fisher Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.1%) 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.

R T Fisher Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 103
2007 123
2008 114
2009 79
2010 107
2011 103
2012 96
2013 104
2014 100
2015 97

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 5.6
2007 6.2
2008 5.4
2009 4.2
2010 5.4
2011 5.4
2012 5.1
2013 5.2
2014 5
2015 4.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90361445783133
2006 0.79611650485437
2007 0.95121951219512
2008 0.80701754385965
2009 0.77215189873418
2010 0.89719626168224
2011 0.74757281553398
2012 0.57291666666667
2013 0.65384615384615
2014 0.78
2015 0.70103092783505

Compare R T Fisher Alternative to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
480.0% 4.8:1
 
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 70.1%
 

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