Galax High School



Galax High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Galax High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 127
9 102
10 103
11 104
12 103

Galax High School is a public high school of the Galax City Public Schools located in Galax, VA. It has 539 students in grades 8th through 12th. Galax High School is the 255th largest public high school in Virginia and the 10,173rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,173rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 255th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 130th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 258th out of 335

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Galax High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 271
(50%)
271
(50%)
 Male 268
(50%)
268
(50%)

Galax High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(62%)
336
(62%)
 Hispanic 143
(27%)
143
(27%)
 Black 41
(8%)
41
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Galax High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 275
(51%)
275
(51%)
 Not Eligible 237
(44%)
237
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
27
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Galax High School is ranked 175th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Galax High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Galax High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 449
2006 458
2007 467
2008 478
2009 506
2010 508
2011 503
2012 501
2013 512
2014 529
2015 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 14.3
2007 19.5
2008 20.4
2009 21.3
2010 22.1
2011 13.5
2012 12.9
2013 14
2014 15
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43652561247216
2006 0.46724890829694
2007 0.49250535331906
2008 0.51673640167364
2009 0.53754940711462
2010 0.55511811023622
2011 0.55864811133201
2012 0.67065868263473
2013 0.5625
2014 0.56521739130435
2015 0.56029684601113

Compare Galax High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 56.0%
 

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