Ferris High School



Ferris High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ferris 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
9 199
10 179
11 146
12 160

Ferris High School is a public high school of the Ferris Independent School District located in Ferris, TX. It has 684 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ferris High School is the 706th largest public high school in Texas and the 8,450th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,450th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 706th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,593rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 764th out of 2,121

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Ferris High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 342
(50%)
342
(50%)
 Female 342
(50%)
342
(50%)

Ferris High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 467
(68%)
467
(68%)
 White 153
(22%)
153
(22%)
 Black 59
(9%)
59
(9%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ferris High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 458
(67%)
458
(67%)
 Not Eligible 167
(24%)
167
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(9%)
59
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ferris High School is ranked 517th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferris High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) is higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Ferris High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 566
2006 620
2007 637
2008 664
2009 643
2010 667
2011 675
2012 663
2013 652
2014 651
2015 684

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 15.7
2007 15.3
2008 16.2
2009 15.7
2010 16.2
2011 18.2
2012 17
2013 16.2
2014 15.7
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4982332155477
2006 0.50483870967742
2007 0.50863422291994
2008 0.57228915662651
2009 0.6407465007776
2010 0.65367316341829
2011 0.67703703703704
2012 0.69683257918552
2013 0.68865030674847
2014 0.72196620583717
2015 0.75584795321637

Compare Ferris High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 75.6%
 

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