Westwood High School



Westwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood 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
9 831
10 765
11 725
12 679

Westwood High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 3,000 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westwood High School is the 10th largest public high school in Arizona and the 249th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.6 to 1.

Total Students: 3,000
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 139.1

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Westwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,505
(50%)
14,691
(51%)
 Female 1,495
(50%)
14,211
(49%)

Westwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,501
(50%)
10,475
(36%)
 White 913
(30%)
15,031
(52%)
 American Indian 263
(9%)
1,098
(4%)
 Black 219
(7%)
1,365
(5%)
 Asian 86
(3%)
731
(3%)
 Two or More 17
(1%)
187
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Westwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,826
(61%)
12,480
(43%)
 Not Eligible 929
(31%)
14,264
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 245
(8%)
2,158
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westwood High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Westwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2263
2006 2285
2007 2217
2008 2127
2009 2171
2010 2908
2011 2927
2012 3000

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 19
2007 17.8
2008 19.1
2009 22.2
2010 22.5
2011 22
2012 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61776403004861
2006 0.55361050328228
2007 0.57419936851601
2008 0.5496003761166
2009 0.68125287885767
2010 0.68363136176066
2011 0.6887598223437
2012 0.69033333333333

Compare Westwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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