Fife High School



Fife High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fife 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 0
10 250
11 266
12 245

Fife High School is a public high school of the Fife School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 761 students in grades 10th through 12th. Fife High School is the 181st largest public high school in Washington and the 7,611th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.6 to 1.

Total Students: 761
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.7

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Fife High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 383
(50%)
652
(49%)
 Male 378
(50%)
667
(51%)

Fife High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 454
(60%)
762
(58%)
 Hispanic 124
(16%)
222
(17%)
 Two or More 70
(9%)
143
(11%)
 Asian 48
(6%)
90
(7%)
 Black 32
(4%)
47
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 28
(4%)
42
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
13
(1%)

Fife High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 453
(60%)
746
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(31%)
459
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(10%)
114
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fife High School is ranked 164th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fife High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.5%) is slightly 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.

Fife High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 808
2006 810
2007 837
2008 822
2009 853
2010 790
2011 783
2012 761

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 21.1
2007 21.2
2008 21
2009 24.6
2010 22.8
2011 23.2
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21287128712871
2006 0.21975308641975
2007 0.2389486260454
2008 0.2712895377129
2009 0.32356389214537
2010 0.39493670886076
2011 0.37803320561941
2012 0.40473061760841

Compare Fife High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.5%
 
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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