West Memphis High School



West Memphis High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Memphis 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 0
10 481
11 386
12 293

West Memphis High School is a public high school of the West Memphis School District located in West Memphis, AR. It has 1,160 students in grades 10th through 12th. West Memphis High School is the 24th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 4,905th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,160
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.35

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West Memphis High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 590
(51%)
1,236
(51%)
 Female 570
(49%)
1,201
(49%)

West Memphis High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 948
(82%)
1,947
(80%)
 White 195
(17%)
454
(19%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Memphis High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 700
(60%)
1,526
(63%)
 Not Eligible 345
(30%)
686
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(10%)
225
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Memphis High School is ranked 11th out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Memphis High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.3%) is higher than the state average of 55.4%. 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.

West Memphis High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1218
2006 1185
2007 1196
2008 1161
2009 1217
2010 1174
2011 1180
2012 1160

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.8
2007 15.1
2008 15.3
2009 17
2010 15.3
2011 15.5
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99753694581281
2006 0.99746835443038
2007 0.99749163879599
2008 0.99741602067183
2009 0.99753492193919
2010 0.99744463373083
2011 0.99745762711864
2012 0.70258620689655

Compare West Memphis High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 
This School 70.3%
 

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Public 10 - 12 1,160 14.8:1  
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