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
9 291
10 289
11 310
12 283

West High School is a public high school of the Sioux City Community School District located in Sioux City, IA. It has 1,173 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Iowa and the 4,821st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,173
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.48

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West High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 612
(52%)
1,994
(52%)
 Female 561
(48%)
1,859
(48%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 654
(56%)
2,327
(60%)
 Hispanic 339
(29%)
1,024
(27%)
 Black 78
(7%)
172
(4%)
 Asian 53
(5%)
170
(4%)
 American Indian 39
(3%)
117
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
33
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
10
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 569
(49%)
1,629
(42%)
 Not Eligible 512
(44%)
1,922
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(8%)
302
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 16th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.2%. 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 1300
2006 1292
2007 1218
2008 1177
2009 1288
2010 1239
2011 1184
2012 1173

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.8
2007 14.6
2008 14.3
2009 15.4
2010 15.2
2011 15.1
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47615384615385
2006 0.39164086687307
2007 0.52052545155993
2008 0.44265080713679
2009 0.54968944099379
2010 0.48991121872478
2011 0.51858108108108
2012 0.56351236146633

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 56.4%
 

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