Sheffield High School



Sheffield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheffield 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
9 209
10 191
11 178
12 176

Sheffield High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 754 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sheffield High School is the 175th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 7,783rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 754
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,783rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 175th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 208th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 179th out of 423

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Sheffield High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 386
(51%)
18,257
(50%)
 Male 368
(49%)
18,112
(50%)

Sheffield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 603
(80%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 129
(17%)
3,276
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
612
(2%)
 White 6
(1%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
618
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Sheffield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 716
(95%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 38
(5%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sheffield High School is ranked 58th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheffield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) 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.

Sheffield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 842
2014 789
2015 754

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 18
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.90380047505938
2014 0.87198986058302
2015 0.94960212201592

Compare Sheffield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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