138 Female (47.0%)

153 Male (53.0%)

1 six-year-old (0.3%)

1 eight-year-old (0.3%)

2 nine-year-olds (0.7%)

16 ten-year-olds (5.5%)

35 eleven-year-olds (12.0%)

50 twelve-year-olds (17.2%)

99 thirteen-year-olds (34.0%)

84 fourteen-year-olds (28.9%)

3 fifteen-year-olds (1.0%)

1 Kindergartner (0.3%)

2 third graders (0.7%)

8 fourth graders (2.7%)

27 fifth graders (9.3%)

46 sixth graders (15.8%)

83 seventh graders (28.5%)

124 eighth graders (42.6%)

191 Public (65.6%)

44 Private (15.1%)

24 Parochial (8.2%)

11 Charter (3.8%)

21 Home (7.2%)

32 zero siblings (0)

138 one sibling (138)

71 two siblings (142)

28 three siblings (84)

8 four siblings (32)

6 five siblings (3)

2 six siblings (12)

2 seven siblings (14)

1 eight siblings (8)

1 nine siblings (9)

1 thirteen siblings (13)

1 triplet

15 twins

3 identical twins

482 total siblings

3 four-year-repeaters

14 three-year-repeates

55 two-year-repeaters

72 total repeaters

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