Westinghouse High School



Westinghouse High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westinghouse 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
9 303
10 262
11 282
12 263

Westinghouse High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,110 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westinghouse High School is the 217th largest public high school in Illinois and the 5,195th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,110
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.54

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Westinghouse High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 715
(64%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 395
(36%)
64,107
(49%)

Westinghouse High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 709
(64%)
57,299
(44%)
 Hispanic 319
(29%)
56,073
(43%)
 Asian 45
(4%)
4,310
(3%)
 White 21
(2%)
9,422
(7%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
428
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)

Westinghouse High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 796
(72%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 208
(19%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(10%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westinghouse High School is ranked 84th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westinghouse High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Westinghouse High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 278
2010 559
2011 824
2012 1110

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 13.9
2010 16.4
2011 17.2
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.88848920863309
2010 0.84078711985689
2011 0.84223300970874
2012 0.81261261261261

Compare Westinghouse High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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