South Palm Gardens High School



South Palm Gardens High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Palm Gardens 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 3
10 26
11 33
12 32

South Palm Gardens High School is a public high school of the Weslaco Independent School District located in Mercedes, TX. It has 94 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Palm Gardens High School is the 1,756th largest public high school in Texas and the 20,721st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 94
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,721st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,756th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,168th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,860th out of 2,121

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South Palm Gardens High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 55
(59%)
2,430
(48%)
 Male 39
(41%)
2,628
(52%)

South Palm Gardens High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 94
(100%)
4,966
(98%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
70
(1%)

South Palm Gardens High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(72%)
3,773
(75%)
 Not Eligible 26
(28%)
1,285
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Palm Gardens High School is ranked 1,612th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Palm Gardens High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) 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.

South Palm Gardens High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 61
2006 94
2007 59
2008 63
2009 90
2010 87
2011 201
2012 117
2013 92
2014 93
2015 94

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.6
2006 10.6
2007 6.1
2008 7
2009 8.4
2010 8.5
2011 29.8
2012 23.4
2013 16.6
2014 13.5
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65573770491803
2006 0.63829787234043
2007 0.59322033898305
2008 0.66666666666667
2009 0.56666666666667
2010 0.44827586206897
2011 0.29850746268657
2012 0.77777777777778
2013 0.96739130434783
2014 0.74193548387097
2015 0.72340425531915

Compare South Palm Gardens High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 72.3%
 

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