Franklin Pierce High School



Franklin Pierce High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Franklin Pierce 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
9 304
10 268
11 270
12 263

Franklin Pierce High School is a public high school of the Franklin Pierce School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 1,105 students in grades 9th through 12th. Franklin Pierce High School is the 137th largest public high school in Washington and the 5,235th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,105
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.37

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Franklin Pierce High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 564
(51%)
1,222
(52%)
 Female 541
(49%)
1,146
(48%)

Franklin Pierce High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 588
(53%)
1,097
(46%)
 Hispanic 187
(17%)
413
(17%)
 Black 136
(12%)
303
(13%)
 Two or More 88
(8%)
218
(9%)
 Asian 64
(6%)
166
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 33
(3%)
143
(6%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
28
(1%)

Franklin Pierce High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 521
(47%)
1,231
(52%)
 Not Eligible 481
(44%)
896
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 103
(9%)
241
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Franklin Pierce High School is ranked 62nd out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Franklin Pierce High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) is higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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.

Franklin Pierce High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1174
2006 1228
2007 1146
2008 1102
2009 1100
2010 1204
2011 1145
2012 1105

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 19
2010 21
2011 20.1
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37734241908007
2006 0.38192182410423
2007 0.40663176265271
2008 0.45553539019964
2009 0.51727272727273
2010 0.41445182724252
2011 0.55545851528384
2012 0.56470588235294

Compare Franklin Pierce High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 56.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,105 19.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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