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
9 428
10 420
11 422
12 456

Gig Harbor High School is a public high school of the Peninsula School District located in Gig Harbor, WA. It has 1,726 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gig Harbor High School is the 49th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,464th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.04

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Gig Harbor High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 891
(52%)
1,693
(51%)
 Female 835
(48%)
1,607
(49%)

Gig Harbor High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,428
(83%)
2,697
(82%)
 Hispanic 117
(7%)
211
(6%)
 Two or More 105
(6%)
261
(8%)
 Asian 47
(3%)
76
(2%)
 Black 18
(1%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
11
(0%)

Gig Harbor High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,500
(87%)
2,568
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(10%)
561
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(3%)
171
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gig Harbor High School is ranked 218th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gig Harbor High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.6%. 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
2013 1722
2014 1741
2015 1726

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
2013 N/A
2014 25.8
2015 26.1

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
2013 0.097560975609756
2014 0.13670304422746
2015 0.13093858632677

Compare Gig Harbor High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.1%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,726 26.1:1  
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