Peninsula High School



Peninsula High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peninsula 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
9 329
10 375
11 362
12 358

Peninsula High School is a public high school of the Peninsula School District located in Gig Harbor, WA. It has 1,424 students in grades 9th through 12th. Peninsula High School is the 97th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,676th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.84

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Peninsula High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 723
(51%)
1,693
(51%)
 Female 701
(49%)
1,607
(49%)

Peninsula High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,152
(81%)
2,697
(82%)
 Two or More 138
(10%)
261
(8%)
 Hispanic 84
(6%)
211
(6%)
 Asian 28
(2%)
76
(2%)
 Black 9
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
14
(0%)

Peninsula High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 985
(69%)
2,568
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(23%)
561
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 109
(8%)
171
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Peninsula High School is ranked 115th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peninsula High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.8%) is 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.

Peninsula High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1472
2006 1494
2007 1338
2008 1261
2009 1175
2010 1383
2011 1406
2012 1442
2013 1454
2014 1414
2015 1424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 22.2
2007 20.6
2008 19.4
2009 18.4
2010 22.5
2011 21.8
2012 23.4
2013 N/A
2014 23.1
2015 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23233695652174
2006 0.21151271753681
2007 0.21449925261584
2008 0.25218080888184
2009 0.29787234042553
2010 0.18582791033984
2011 0.20625889046942
2012 0.22191400832178
2013 0.20907840440165
2014 0.3026874115983
2015 0.30828651685393

Compare Peninsula High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.8%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,424 24.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 98 11:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 12 560 19.5:1 9 miles
Marcus Whitman Junior High School
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Public 06 - 09 721 19.4:1 10 miles
East Port Orchard Elementary
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Public PK - 09 525 18.4:1 10 miles
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