Overton High School



Overton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Overton 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
9 365
10 299
11 286
12 281

Overton High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,231 students in grades 9th through 12th. Overton High School is the 79th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,614th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,231
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.6

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Overton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 646
(52%)
18,257
(50%)
 Male 585
(48%)
18,112
(50%)

Overton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 925
(75%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 177
(14%)
3,276
(9%)
 White 84
(7%)
2,565
(7%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
612
(2%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
618
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Overton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 995
(81%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 236
(19%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Overton High School is ranked 18th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Overton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) 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.

Overton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1336
2014 1277
2015 1231

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 18.1
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.77170658682635
2014 0.77995301487862
2015 0.80828594638505

Compare Overton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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