West Leyden High School



West Leyden High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Leyden 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
9 460
10 433
11 426
12 391

West Leyden High School is a public high school of the Leyden Chsd 212 School District located in Northlake, IL. It has 1,710 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Leyden High School is the 132nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,413th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 137.31

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West Leyden High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 872
(51%)
1,770
(51%)
 Female 838
(49%)
1,695
(49%)

West Leyden High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,225
(72%)
2,064
(60%)
 White 372
(22%)
1,167
(34%)
 Asian 49
(3%)
106
(3%)
 Black 44
(3%)
64
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

West Leyden High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 825
(48%)
1,474
(43%)
 Not Eligible 740
(43%)
1,708
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 145
(8%)
283
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Leyden High School is ranked 71st out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Leyden High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) 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.

West Leyden High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1595
2006 1588
2007 1620
2008 1661
2009 1630
2010 1678
2011 1716
2012 1710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16.4
2007 18.4
2008 15.4
2009 14.8
2010 14.9
2011 15.9
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19122257053292
2006 0.19143576826196
2007 0.25802469135802
2008 0.29199277543648
2009 0.45766871165644
2010 0.51370679380215
2011 0.52622377622378
2012 0.5672514619883

Compare West Leyden High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 56.7%
 

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