Western High School



Western High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western 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
9 560
10 548
11 572
12 515

Western High School is a public high school of the Anaheim Union High School District located in Anaheim, CA. It has 2,195 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western High School is the 286th largest public high school in California and the 1,009th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,195
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.01

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Western High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,114
(51%)
16,413
(51%)
 Female 1,081
(49%)
15,647
(49%)

Western High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,381
(63%)
20,575
(64%)
 Asian 337
(15%)
5,170
(16%)
 White 281
(13%)
3,991
(12%)
 Black 85
(4%)
875
(3%)
 Two or More 63
(3%)
1,061
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 41
(2%)
236
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
152
(0%)

Western High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,370
(62%)
18,206
(57%)
 Not Eligible 603
(27%)
10,782
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 222
(10%)
3,072
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western High School is ranked 142nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

Western High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1939
2006 1912
2007 1973
2008 2381
2009 2321
2010 2273
2011 2301
2012 2195

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.3
2006 25.2
2007 21.4
2008 28.7
2009 27.6
2010 N/A
2011 28.5
2012 27.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36977823620423
2006 0.46914225941423
2007 0.51343132285859
2008 0.4934901301974
2009 0.61568289530375
2010 0.60448746150462
2011 0.15428074750109
2012 0.725284738041

Compare Western High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 72.5%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent 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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