Poteet High School



Poteet High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poteet 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
9 472
10 394
11 432
12 368

Poteet High School is a public high school of the Mesquite Independent School District located in Mesquite, TX. It has 1,666 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poteet High School is the 349th largest public high school in Texas and the 2,582nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 106.18

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Poteet High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 839
(50%)
7,276
(49%)
 Male 827
(50%)
7,560
(51%)

Poteet High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 570
(34%)
7,007
(47%)
 White 563
(34%)
3,117
(21%)
 Black 397
(24%)
3,974
(27%)
 Asian 75
(5%)
331
(2%)
 Two or More 43
(3%)
274
(2%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
109
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Poteet High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 876
(53%)
5,533
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 645
(39%)
8,038
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 145
(9%)
1,265
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poteet High School is ranked 330th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poteet High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Poteet High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1699
2006 1633
2007 1619
2008 1529
2009 1500
2010 1577
2011 1588
2012 1666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.9
2007 15.5
2008 14.7
2009 14.4
2010 14.9
2011 15.5
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20835785756327
2006 0.19595835884874
2007 0.2402717726992
2008 0.29365598430347
2009 0.36333333333333
2010 0.44071020925808
2011 0.44584382871537
2012 0.47418967587035

Compare Poteet High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.4%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Poteet High School
Mesquite, TX
Public 09 - 12 1,666 15.7:1  
Kimbrough Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 859 17.1:1 1 miles
Grace Fellowship Christian School
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North Mesquite High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,585 15.7:1 2 miles
Dallas Christian School
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Private PK - 12 591 10:1 2 miles
Mesquite Academy
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Public 09 - 12 196 4.6:1 3 miles
Sunnyvale High School
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Public 09 - 12 390 12.5:1 3 miles
Vanston Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 765 15:1 3 miles
Mesquite Baptist Academy
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Private PK - 12 95 9:1 4 miles
Mesquite High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,844 17.2:1 4 miles
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