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
9 387
10 368
11 311
12 252

West High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 1,318 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 36th largest public high school in Kansas and the 4,047th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.1

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 661
(50%)
6,813
(51%)
 Female 657
(50%)
6,583
(49%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 489
(37%)
4,978
(37%)
 Hispanic 435
(33%)
3,925
(29%)
 Black 233
(18%)
2,452
(18%)
 Two or More 113
(9%)
1,095
(8%)
 American Indian 27
(2%)
235
(2%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
693
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
18
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,050
(80%)
7,636
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 134
(10%)
1,269
(9%)
 Not Eligible 134
(10%)
4,491
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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 1293
2006 1233
2007 1161
2008 1030
2009 1144
2010 1185
2011 1281
2012 1318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.4
2007 16.2
2008 15.5
2009 16.4
2010 16.7
2011 18.3
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74400618716164
2006 0.79643146796431
2007 0.78208440999139
2008 0.87961165048544
2009 0.85052447552448
2010 0.86329113924051
2011 0.86572989851678
2012 0.89833080424886

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,309.6% 13.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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