Percent of students on free lunch: 53.
Diversity: 60 white; 472 black; 5 Asian; 12 Hispanic.
SAT scores: 394 math; 401 verbal; 398 writing.
Let's look around the rest of my old district, shall we?
Percent of students on free lunch: 19.
Diversity: 822 white; 57 black; 14 Asian; 62 Hispanic.
SAT scores: 498 math; 498 verbal; 476 writing.
Percent of students on free lunch: 15.
Diversity: 763 white; 65 black; 0 Asian; 20 Hispanic.
SAT scores: 518 math; 491 verbal; 474 writing.
Percent of students on free lunch: 13.
Diversity: 680 white; 8 black; 1 Asian; 7 Hispanic.
SAT scores: 498 math; 484 verbal; 472 writing.
Percent of students on free lunch: 4.
Diversity: 1154 white; 4 black; 7 Asian; 5 Hispanic.
SAT scores: 530 math; 538 verbal; 505 writing.
I've hung around too many economists to start making too many assertions about this and that based on these general numbers.
But c'mon now. While my high school may not be able to, just do the math.
The good news is, we won State in football and made it to State Finals in basketball! (Because that's what's really important.)
I think I'm going to be sick.