Big Spring High School



Big Spring High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Spring 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
9 276
10 240
11 235
12 243

Big Spring High School is a public high school of the Big Spring Independent School District located in Big Spring, TX. It has 994 students in grades 9th through 12th. Big Spring High School is the 523rd largest public high school in Texas and the 5,897th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 994
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.66

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Big Spring High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 504
(51%)
504
(51%)
 Female 490
(49%)
490
(49%)

Big Spring High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 559
(56%)
559
(56%)
 White 331
(33%)
331
(33%)
 Black 83
(8%)
83
(8%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Big Spring High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 514
(52%)
514
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(40%)
401
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(8%)
79
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Big Spring High School is ranked 533rd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Spring High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Big Spring High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1064
2006 1037
2007 1070
2008 990
2009 974
2010 1022
2011 988
2012 994

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.7
2007 14.2
2008 13.6
2009 13
2010 12.9
2011 13
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51785714285714
2006 0.47155255544841
2007 0.48130841121495
2008 0.47777777777778
2009 0.50308008213552
2010 0.53718199608611
2011 0.48076923076923
2012 0.48289738430584

Compare Big Spring High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.3%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Public 09 - 12 994 13.1:1  
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