Gig Harbor High School



Gig Harbor High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gig Harbor 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
9 470
10 433
11 388
12 400

Gig Harbor High School is a public high school of the Peninsula School District located in Gig Harbor, WA. It has 1,691 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gig Harbor High School is the 43rd largest public high school in Washington and the 2,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,691
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.77

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Gig Harbor High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 850
(50%)
1,690
(51%)
 Female 841
(50%)
1,594
(49%)

Gig Harbor High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,436
(85%)
2,782
(85%)
 Two or More 118
(7%)
262
(8%)
 Hispanic 77
(5%)
139
(4%)
 Asian 30
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Black 18
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
11
(0%)

Gig Harbor High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,510
(89%)
2,729
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 148
(9%)
455
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(2%)
100
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gig Harbor High School is ranked 248th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gig Harbor High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Gig Harbor High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1687
2006 1673
2007 1648
2008 1640
2009 1599
2010 1633
2011 1638
2012 1691

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.6
2006 24
2007 24.4
2008 24.3
2009 23.5
2010 23.8
2011 24
2012 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.090100770598696
2006 0.090854751942618
2007 0.085558252427184
2008 0.082926829268293
2009 0.10506566604128
2010 0.09736680955297
2011 0.095848595848596
2012 0.1070372560615

Compare Gig Harbor High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.7%
 
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,691 23.2:1  
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