United South High School



United South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

United South 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
9 900
10 888
11 729
12 782

United South High School is a public high school of the United Independent School District located in Laredo, TX. It has 3,299 students in grades 9th through 12th. United South High School is the 38th largest public high school in Texas and the 153rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 3,299
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 184.29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 153rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 38th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,881st out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 52nd out of 2,121

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United South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,683
(51%)
6,845
(52%)
 Female 1,616
(49%)
6,433
(48%)

United South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 3,276
(99%)
13,102
(99%)
 White 14
(0%)
94
(1%)
 Black 4
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
50
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

United South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,806
(85%)
9,830
(74%)
 Not Eligible 493
(15%)
3,448
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

United South High School is ranked 8th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of United South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.1%) is significantly 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.

United South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2010
2006 2206
2007 2377
2008 2516
2009 2634
2010 2684
2011 2783
2012 2901
2013 3059
2014 3219
2015 3299

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.9
2007 15.7
2008 15.8
2009 16.3
2010 15.7
2011 16.8
2012 16.8
2013 17.6
2014 18
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81940298507463
2006 0.7751586582049
2007 0.7219183845183
2008 0.76470588235294
2009 0.791192103265
2010 0.81967213114754
2011 0.80812073302192
2012 0.78800413650465
2013 0.78587773782282
2014 0.79217148182665
2015 0.85056077599273

Compare United South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 85.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 3,299 17.9:1  
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