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
9 401
10 370
11 291
12 288

Overton High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,350 students in grades 9th through 12th. Overton High School is the 61st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 3,886th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.8

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Overton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 684
(51%)
16,215
(49%)
 Male 666
(49%)
16,864
(51%)

Overton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,091
(81%)
28,419
(86%)
 Hispanic 156
(12%)
1,990
(6%)
 White 74
(5%)
2,014
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
192
(1%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
413
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)

Overton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 974
(72%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 255
(19%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(9%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Overton High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Overton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) 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.

Overton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1609
2006 1613
2007 1367
2008 1315
2009 1335
2010 1390
2011 1345
2012 1350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.2
2006 21.1
2007 20.1
2008 18.9
2009 20.6
2010 18.4
2011 18.7
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5183343691734
2006 0.53068815871048
2007 0.64886613021214
2008 0.59543726235741
2009 0.6561797752809
2010 0.7
2011 0.76802973977695
2012 0.81111111111111

Compare Overton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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