Macon County High School



Macon County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Macon 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
9 246
10 251
11 237
12 188

Macon County High School is a public high school of the Macon County School District located in Lafayette, TN. It has 922 students in grades 9th through 12th. Macon County High School is the 134th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 922
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,487th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 134th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 277th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 149th out of 423

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Macon County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 481
(52%)
665
(52%)
 Female 441
(48%)
607
(48%)

Macon County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 857
(93%)
1,173
(92%)
 Hispanic 50
(5%)
78
(6%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Macon County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 522
(57%)
841
(66%)
 Not Eligible 400
(43%)
431
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Macon County High School is ranked 118th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Macon County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) is slightly 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.

Macon County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 850
2006 885
2007 861
2008 904
2009 917
2010 953
2011 939
2012 957
2013 944
2014 926
2015 922

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21.6
2007 19.2
2008 19.2
2009 18
2010 18
2011 17.1
2012 18.8
2013 18.9
2014 19.1
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36470588235294
2006 0.32881355932203
2007 0.36236933797909
2008 0.39048672566372
2009 0.4340239912759
2010 0.46169989506821
2011 0.52822151224707
2012 0.52873563218391
2013 0.57309322033898
2014 0.49136069114471
2015 0.56616052060738

Compare Macon County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 56.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Macon County High School
Lafayette, TN
Public 09 - 12 922 17.3:1  
Macon Christian Academy
Lafayette, TN
Private PK - 12 162 11:1 2 miles
Red Boiling Springs School
Red Boiling Spg, TN
Public 06 - 12 350 12.5:1 9 miles
Trousdale County High School
Hartsville, TN
Public 08 - 12 402 15.5:1 13 miles
Westmoreland High School
Westmoreland, TN
Public 09 - 12 514 12:1 16 miles
Smith County High School
Carthage, TN
Public 09 - 12 651 16.4:1 18 miles
Jackson County High School
Gainesboro, TN
Public 09 - 12 461 16.8:1 20 miles
Monroe County High School
Tompkinsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 530 16.6:1 21 miles
Allen County-Scottsville High School
Scottsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 929 17.2:1 22 miles
James E Bazzell Middle School
Scottsville, KY
Public 07 - 08 457 17.2:1 22 miles
Gordonsville High School
Gordonsville, TN
Public 07 - 12 468 14.9:1 24 miles
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