Galileo Magnet High School



Galileo Magnet High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Galileo Magnet 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 71
10 56
11 51
12 56

Galileo Magnet High School is a public high school of the Danville City Public Schools located in Danville, VA. It has 234 students in grades 9th through 12th. Galileo Magnet High School is the 316th largest public high school in Virginia and the 16,191st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.8 to 1.

Total Students: 234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.67

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Galileo Magnet High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 134
(57%)
914
(50%)
 Male 100
(43%)
898
(50%)

Galileo Magnet High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 118
(50%)
470
(26%)
 Black 96
(41%)
1,204
(66%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
68
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
41
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Galileo Magnet High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(47%)
988
(55%)
 Not Eligible 108
(46%)
697
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(7%)
127
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Galileo Magnet High School is ranked 276th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Galileo Magnet High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Galileo Magnet High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 237
2006 244
2007 251
2008 276
2009 255
2010 254
2011 233
2012 234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.8
2007 12.6
2008 13.8
2009 13.1
2010 12.7
2011 11.1
2012 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26160337552743
2006 0.29918032786885
2007 0.31474103585657
2008 0.35507246376812
2009 0.41960784313725
2010 0.48425196850394
2011 0.49785407725322
2012 0.53846153846154

Compare Galileo Magnet High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 53.8%
 

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