South Texas High School for Health Professions



South Texas High School for Health Professions Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Texas High School for Health Professions Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 181
10 209
11 146
12 197

South Texas High School for Health Professions is a public high school of the South Texas Independent School District located in Mercedes, TX. It has 733 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Texas High School for Health Professions is the 684th largest public high school in Texas and the 7,981st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,981st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 684th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,019th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 629th out of 2,121

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South Texas High School for Health Professions Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 449
(61%)
1,889
(53%)
 Male 284
(39%)
1,700
(47%)

South Texas High School for Health Professions Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 552
(75%)
2,974
(83%)
 Asian 127
(17%)
356
(10%)
 White 32
(4%)
188
(5%)
 Black 14
(2%)
35
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Texas High School for Health Professions Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(46%)
1,566
(44%)
 Not Eligible 297
(41%)
1,644
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(14%)
379
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Texas High School for Health Professions is ranked 585th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Texas High School for Health Professions students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.5%) is slightly 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 Texas High School for Health Professions Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 661
2006 717
2007 700
2008 703
2009 776
2010 816
2011 855
2012 904
2013 831
2014 794
2015 733

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 14.5
2007 13.9
2008 13.1
2009 14.1
2010 14.5
2011 15.1
2012 15.3
2013 13.9
2014 13.5
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56732223903177
2006 0.55090655509066
2007 0.55428571428571
2008 0.65433854907539
2009 0.6430412371134
2010 0.60294117647059
2011 0.55321637426901
2012 0.60176991150442
2013 0.58965102286402
2014 0.59319899244332
2015 0.59481582537517

Compare South Texas High School for Health Professions to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 59.5%
 

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