Sunshine High School



Sunshine High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunshine High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 14
1 13
2 17
3 7
4 19
5 17
6 22
7 18
8 17
9 25
10 27
11 15
12 25

Sunshine High School is a public elementary school located in Newbern, AL in the Hale County School District. It enrolls 236 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunshine High School is the 705th largest public school in Alabama and the 46,114th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,114th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 705th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 235th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 686th out of 783

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Sunshine High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 121
(51%)
956
(49%)
 Male 115
(49%)
992
(51%)

Sunshine High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 235
(100%)
1,471
(76%)
 White 1
(0%)
439
(23%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sunshine High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 212
(90%)
1,465
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(7%)
129
(7%)
 Not Eligible 7
(3%)
354
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Sunshine High School is ranked 499th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunshine High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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.

Sunshine High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 296
2007 294
2008 278
2009 258
2010 257
2011 238
2012 236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.5
2007 13.6
2008 12.8
2009 13.5
2010 13.7
2011 12.4
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91691394658754
2006 0.89527027027027
2007 0.89455782312925
2008 0.91726618705036
2009 0.92635658914729
2010 0.94552529182879
2011 0.94957983193277
2012 0.97033898305085

Compare Sunshine High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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Sunshine High School
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Public KG - 12 236 12.4:1  
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Public 06 - 09 563 16.6:1 16 miles
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Public PK - 02 532 10.4:1 17 miles
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Public KG - 12 141 7.8:1 17 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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