Waco High School



Waco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waco 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
9 591
10 356
11 394
12 313

Waco High School is a public high school of the Waco Independent School District located in Waco, TX. It has 1,654 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waco High School is the 354th largest public high school in Texas and the 2,632nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.36

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Waco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 836
(51%)
1,913
(51%)
 Female 818
(49%)
1,847
(49%)

Waco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 745
(45%)
2,135
(57%)
 Black 646
(39%)
1,211
(32%)
 White 218
(13%)
343
(9%)
 Two or More 29
(2%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Waco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,173
(71%)
2,788
(74%)
 Not Eligible 375
(23%)
730
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(6%)
242
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waco High School is ranked 159th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Waco High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1811
2006 1710
2007 1774
2008 1857
2009 1637
2010 1552
2011 1444
2012 1654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.1
2007 15.3
2008 15
2009 12.6
2010 12.2
2011 14.2
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63003865267808
2006 0.67602339181287
2007 0.69729425028185
2008 0.73344103392569
2009 0.76664630421503
2010 0.73324742268041
2011 0.74445983379501
2012 0.773276904474

Compare Waco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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