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
9 485
10 468
11 438
12 423

Poteet High School is a public high school of the Mesquite Independent School District located in Mesquite, TX. It has 1,814 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poteet High School is the 330th largest public high school in Texas and the 2,131st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,814
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 111.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,131st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 330th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,645th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 347th out of 2,121

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Poteet High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 920
(51%)
8,287
(51%)
 Female 894
(49%)
8,030
(49%)

Poteet High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 680
(37%)
8,750
(54%)
 Black 490
(27%)
4,268
(26%)
 White 485
(27%)
2,593
(16%)
 Asian 94
(5%)
319
(2%)
 Two or More 52
(3%)
288
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
75
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Poteet High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 845
(47%)
4,988
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 752
(41%)
9,768
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 217
(12%)
1,561
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poteet High School is ranked 279th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poteet High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.4%) 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.

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
2013 1734
2014 1743
2015 1814

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
2013 15.7
2014 15.4
2015 16.2

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
2013 0.51499423298731
2014 0.50946643717728
2015 0.53417861080485

Compare Poteet High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 53.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Poteet High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,814 16.2:1  
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Vanston Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 799 15:1 3 miles
Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy Mesquite
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Mesquite High School
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