United High School



United High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

United 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 1068
10 1018
11 973
12 954

United High School is a public high school of the United Independent School District located in Laredo, TX. It has 4,013 students in grades 9th through 12th. United High School is the 6th largest public high school in Texas and the 39th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 4,013
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 216.05

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United High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 2,094
(52%)
6,377
(52%)
 Female 1,919
(48%)
5,966
(48%)

United High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 3,922
(98%)
12,124
(98%)
 White 67
(2%)
147
(1%)
 Asian 11
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Black 8
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

United High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,854
(46%)
4,034
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,803
(45%)
7,435
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 356
(9%)
874
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

United High School is ranked 24th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of United High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

United High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2701
2006 2921
2007 3073
2008 3372
2009 3490
2010 3690
2011 3890
2012 4013

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 17.3
2007 16.7
2008 17.6
2009 17.1
2010 17.5
2011 18.7
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50944094779711
2006 0.47723382403287
2007 0.4747803449398
2008 0.51542111506524
2009 0.56045845272206
2010 0.58373983739837
2011 0.55578406169666
2012 0.53800149514079

Compare United High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 53.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 4,013 18.6:1  
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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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