West High School



West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West 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 36
10 163
11 152
12 175

West High School is a public high school of the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C located in Denver, CO. It has 526 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 171st largest public high school in Colorado and the 10,240th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.78

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(58%)
12,142
(51%)
 Female 221
(42%)
11,878
(49%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 454
(86%)
14,050
(58%)
 Black 39
(7%)
3,929
(16%)
 White 20
(4%)
4,261
(18%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
215
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
841
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
677
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
47
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(78%)
15,228
(63%)
 Not Eligible 82
(16%)
7,217
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
1,575
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 69th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.3%. 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.

West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1379
2006 1089
2007 967
2008 895
2009 796
2010 789
2011 700
2012 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.4
2007 16.1
2008 16.6
2009 15.5
2010 16.2
2011 16.6
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77810007251632
2006 0.8595041322314
2007 0.84694932781799
2008 0.79776536312849
2009 0.85175879396985
2010 0.87705956907478
2011 0.87285714285714
2012 0.84410646387833

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 84.4%
 

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