Payson High School



Payson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Payson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 0
10 399
11 414
12 324

Payson High School is a public high school of the Nebo School District located in Payson, UT. It has 1,138 students in grades 7th through 12th. Payson High School is the 81st largest public high school in Utah and the 5,036th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,138
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.9

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Payson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 598
(53%)
7,287
(52%)
 Female 540
(47%)
6,845
(48%)

Payson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 969
(85%)
12,321
(87%)
 Hispanic 144
(13%)
1,333
(9%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
139
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
74
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
107
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
73
(1%)

Payson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 913
(80%)
9,117
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 132
(12%)
1,247
(9%)
 Not Eligible 93
(8%)
3,768
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Payson High School is ranked 27th out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Payson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.9%. 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.

Payson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1521
2006 1528
2007 1633
2008 1075
2009 1048
2010 1030
2011 1120
2012 1138

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 26.1
2007 24.2
2008 11.9
2009 22
2010 23
2011 22.3
2012 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27744904667982
2006 0.0026178010471204
2007
2008 0.29953488372093
2009 0.48664122137405
2010 0.40679611650485
2011 0.79017857142857
2012 0.9182776801406

Compare Payson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 
This School 91.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Payson High School
Payson, UT
Public 07 - 12 1,138 23.3:1  
Mt. Nebo Junior High School
Payson, UT
Public 07 - 10 667 24.2:1 1 miles
Payson Jr High School
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Public 06 - 09 1,015 27.7:1 1 miles
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Spanish Fork High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,163 22.8:1 7 miles
Landmark High School
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Public 06 - 12 294 10.6:1 7 miles
Spanish Fork Jr High School
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Public 06 - 10 944 25:1 8 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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