Western High School



Western High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western 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
9 597
10 601
11 528
12 513
UG 18

Western High School is a public high school of the Clark County School District located in Las Vegas, NV. It has 2,257 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western High School is the 21st largest public high school in Nevada and the 902nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,257
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.5

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Western High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,181
(52%)
48,899
(51%)
 Female 1,076
(48%)
46,956
(49%)

Western High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,542
(68%)
39,030
(41%)
 Black 353
(16%)
12,716
(13%)
 White 226
(10%)
29,550
(31%)
 Two or More 58
(3%)
5,424
(6%)
 Asian 51
(2%)
7,084
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(1%)
1,447
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
604
(1%)

Western High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,426
(63%)
36,877
(38%)
 Not Eligible 687
(30%)
52,357
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 144
(6%)
6,621
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western High School is ranked 7th out of 0 ranked schools in Nevada, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.5%. 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.

Western High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2357
2006 2420
2008 2406
2009 2423
2010 2293
2011 2144
2012 2257

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 23
2008 23.1
2009 24
2010 22.3
2011 23.1
2012 25.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59185405176071
2006
2008 0.53657522859518
2009 0.61122575319851
2010 0.71827300479721
2011 0.8125
2012 0.69561364643332

Compare Western High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,176.8% 21.8:1
 
2,520.0% 25.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.6%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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