Whitney High School West



Whitney High School West Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitney High School West Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 5
10 3
11 3
12 34

Whitney High School West is a public high school of the Area Cooperative Educational School District located in Hamden, CT. It has 45 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whitney High School West is the 234th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 22,868th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.4 to 1.

Total Students: 45
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.3

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Whitney High School West Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 35
(78%)
319
(74%)
 Female 10
(22%)
114
(26%)

Whitney High School West Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 26
(58%)
175
(40%)
 Black 10
(22%)
127
(29%)
 Hispanic 8
(18%)
105
(24%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
14
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(2%)

Whitney High School West Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(80%)
262
(61%)
 Not Eligible 5
(11%)
147
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(9%)
24
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whitney High School West is ranked 210th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitney High School West students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.6%. 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.

Whitney High School West Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 56
2008 N/A
2009 56
2010 53
2011 47
2012 45

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 6.2
2008 N/A
2009 8.6
2010 5.9
2011 5.2
2012 5.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.66071428571429
2008
2009 0.82142857142857
2010 0.83018867924528
2011 0.85106382978723
2012 0.88888888888889

Compare Whitney High School West to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
540.0% 5.4:1
 
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 88.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whitney High School West
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 45 5.4:1  
Hamden High School
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,802 12.1:1 1 miles
Whitney High School North
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 89 6.2:1 1 miles
Hamden Middle School
Hamden, CT
Public 07 - 08 900 10.6:1 1 miles
Whitney High School East
Hamden, CT
Public 08 - 12 114 5.8:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart Academy
Hamden, CT
Private 09 - 12 508 12:1 2 miles
Whitney Hall School
Hamden, CT
Private 01 - 12 70 8:1 2 miles
Hyde Leadership School
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 196 9.2:1 2 miles
New Haven Academy
New Haven, CT
Public 09 - 12 289 15.4:1 2 miles
West Woods Christian Academy
Hamden, CT
Private KG - 12 77 9:1 3 miles
North Haven High School
North Haven, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,187 13.8:1 3 miles
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