Fresh Start



Fresh Start Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fresh Start Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 9
11 29
12 335

Fresh Start is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 374 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fresh Start is the 288th largest public high school in Washington and the 13,135th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 74.8 to 1.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 74.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 5

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Fresh Start Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 191
(51%)
4,210
(49%)
 Male 183
(49%)
4,324
(51%)

Fresh Start Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(40%)
3,705
(43%)
 Black 87
(23%)
1,692
(20%)
 Hispanic 82
(22%)
1,441
(17%)
 Asian 34
(9%)
958
(11%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
395
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
219
(3%)

Fresh Start Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 205
(55%)
3,667
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(44%)
4,194
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
673
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fresh Start is ranked 274th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fresh Start students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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.

Fresh Start Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 192
2014 195
2015 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 74.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.34375
2014 0.32820512820513
2015 0.45187165775401

Compare Fresh Start to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
7,480.0% 74.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
This School 45.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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