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
9 214
10 219
11 194
12 185

Sheffield High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 812 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sheffield High School is the 156th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 7,178th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 812
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.9

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Sheffield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 420
(52%)
16,215
(49%)
 Male 392
(48%)
16,864
(51%)

Sheffield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 726
(89%)
28,419
(86%)
 Hispanic 77
(9%)
1,990
(6%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
192
(1%)
 White 4
(0%)
2,014
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
413
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Sheffield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 618
(76%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 178
(22%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sheffield High School is ranked 73rd out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheffield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.1%) 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.

Sheffield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 923
2006 963
2007 923
2008 861
2009 852
2010 972
2011 954
2012 812

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.8
2007 18.1
2008 16.2
2009 17
2010 15.8
2011 16.6
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74647887323944
2006 0.73104880581516
2007 0.68689057421452
2008 0.70731707317073
2009 0.81455399061033
2010 0.76646090534979
2011 0.89203354297694
2012 0.7807881773399

Compare Sheffield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 78.1%
 

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Sheffield High School
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Public 09 - 12 812 13.6:1  
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Public 06 - 11 366 12.7:1 4 miles
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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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