Melissa High School



Melissa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melissa 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
9 202
10 182
11 156
12 119

Melissa High School is a public high school of the Melissa Independent School District located in Melissa, TX. It has 659 students in grades 9th through 12th. Melissa High School is the 719th largest public high school in Texas and the 8,720th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,720th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 719th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,666th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 796th out of 2,121

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Melissa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(51%)
337
(51%)
 Female 322
(49%)
322
(49%)

Melissa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(70%)
464
(70%)
 Hispanic 125
(19%)
125
(19%)
 Black 37
(6%)
37
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
17
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Melissa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 560
(85%)
560
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(12%)
82
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
17
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Melissa High School is ranked 1,382nd out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melissa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Melissa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 158
2006 255
2007 289
2008 335
2009 373
2010 408
2011 452
2012 460
2013 523
2014 583
2015 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.1
2006 13.7
2007 13.1
2008 12.9
2009 14.3
2010 13.1
2011 13.6
2012 14.3
2013 15.2
2014 16.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17721518987342
2006 0.20392156862745
2007 0.18339100346021
2008 0.20298507462687
2009 0.18498659517426
2010 0.17647058823529
2011 0.18141592920354
2012 0.18478260869565
2013 0.18929254302103
2014 0.14922813036021
2015 0.15022761760243

Compare Melissa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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