University High School



University High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University 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
9 537
10 474
11 351
12 305

University High School is a public high school of the Waco Independent School District located in Waco, TX. It has 1,667 students in grades 9th through 12th. University High School is the 376th largest public high school in Texas and the 2,697th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,667
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,697th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 376th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,608th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 381st out of 2,121

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University High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 848
(51%)
1,870
(48%)
 Male 819
(49%)
1,989
(52%)

University High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,195
(72%)
2,304
(60%)
 Black 369
(22%)
1,217
(32%)
 White 79
(5%)
276
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

University High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,275
(76%)
2,864
(74%)
 Not Eligible 266
(16%)
752
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(8%)
243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University High School is ranked 151st out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) 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.

University High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1199
2006 1162
2007 1210
2008 1181
2009 1307
2010 1341
2011 1438
2012 1659
2013 1537
2014 1610
2015 1667

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 14.2
2007 15.6
2008 14.9
2009 15.6
2010 14.8
2011 15.6
2012 14.7
2013 15.2
2014 15.9
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71809841534612
2006 0.77194492254733
2007 0.76776859504132
2008 0.79170194750212
2009 0.86840091813313
2010 0.81730052199851
2011 0.84631432545202
2012 0.85654008438819
2013 0.85426154847105
2014 0.83726708074534
2015 0.84043191361728

Compare University High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 84.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
University High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,667 16:1  
Robinson Elementary
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Public 02 - 11 345 16.4:1 2 miles
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Waco High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,809 14.5:1 4 miles
Texas Christian Academy
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Private 07 - 12 52 7:1 4 miles
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Private 09 - 12 180 9:1 5 miles
Vanguard College Preparatory School
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Private 07 - 12 220 10:1 5 miles
Midway Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 1,186 16.7:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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