Kirby High School



Kirby High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kirby 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
9 275
10 240
11 269
12 245

Kirby High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,029 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kirby High School is the 116th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 5,773rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,029
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,773rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 116th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 319th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 132nd out of 423

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Kirby High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 529
(51%)
18,112
(50%)
 Female 500
(49%)
18,257
(50%)

Kirby High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 871
(85%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 139
(14%)
3,276
(9%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
612
(2%)
 White 5
(0%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
618
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Kirby High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 924
(90%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 105
(10%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kirby High School is ranked 24th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kirby High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly 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.

Kirby High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1307
2014 1135
2015 1029

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 19.9
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.81101759755165
2014 0.89691629955947
2015 0.89795918367347

Compare Kirby High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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