Joliet West High School



Joliet West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joliet 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
9 945
10 769
11 695
12 528

Joliet West High School is a public high school of the Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District located in Joliet, IL. It has 2,937 students in grades 9th through 12th. Joliet West High School is the 26th largest public high school in Illinois and the 279th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,937
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 188.17

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Joliet West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,471
(50%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 1,466
(50%)
2,908
(49%)

Joliet West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,116
(38%)
1,733
(29%)
 Hispanic 939
(32%)
2,552
(43%)
 Black 754
(26%)
1,463
(24%)
 Two or More 64
(2%)
152
(3%)
 Asian 50
(2%)
60
(1%)
 American Indian 13
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Joliet West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,400
(48%)
2,105
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,261
(43%)
3,277
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 276
(9%)
596
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Joliet West High School is ranked 23rd out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joliet West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.3%) is slightly 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.

Joliet West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2377
2006 2542
2007 2618
2008 2670
2009 2637
2010 2746
2011 2842
2012 2937

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 21.2
2007 22.6
2008 17.4
2009 17.5
2010 18.4
2011 18.6
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18300378628523
2006 0.40440597954367
2007 0.43430099312452
2008 0.42621722846442
2009 0.49032992036405
2010 0.49016751638747
2011 0.52111189303308
2012 0.52332311882874

Compare Joliet West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,937 15.6:1  
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