La Vega High School



La Vega High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Vega 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
9 244
10 194
11 184
12 147

La Vega High School is a public high school of the La Vega Independent School District located in Waco, TX. It has 769 students in grades 9th through 12th. La Vega High School is the 659th largest public high school in Texas and the 7,645th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 769
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,645th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 659th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,512th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 698th out of 2,121

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La Vega High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 417
(54%)
654
(54%)
 Female 352
(46%)
564
(46%)

La Vega High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 378
(49%)
610
(50%)
 Black 248
(32%)
382
(31%)
 White 126
(16%)
197
(16%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
24
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

La Vega High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 570
(74%)
898
(74%)
 Not Eligible 114
(15%)
198
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(11%)
122
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

La Vega High School is ranked 421st out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Vega High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) is significantly 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.

La Vega High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 606
2007 650
2008 717
2009 787
2010 742
2011 749
2012 737
2013 743
2014 745
2015 769

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 14.6
2007 16
2008 16.4
2009 16.2
2010 14.5
2011 14.8
2012 14.1
2013 14.4
2014 15
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63157894736842
2006 0.67161716171617
2007 0.72615384615385
2008 0.65271966527197
2009 0.7420584498094
2010 0.71832884097035
2011 0.81708945260347
2012 0.81546811397558
2013 0.81695827725437
2014 0.75838926174497
2015 0.851755526658

Compare La Vega High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 85.2%
 

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