West Limestone High School



West Limestone High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Limestone High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 51
2 52
3 38
4 38
5 47
6 124
7 122
8 113
9 125
10 102
11 118
12 107

West Limestone High School is a public high school of the Limestone County School District located in Lester, AL. It has 1,077 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. West Limestone High School is the 66th largest public high school in Alabama and the 5,482nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,077
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,482nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 66th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 257th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 69th out of 381

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West Limestone High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 558
(52%)
2,963
(51%)
 Female 519
(48%)
2,796
(49%)

West Limestone High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 931
(86%)
4,464
(78%)
 Hispanic 88
(8%)
593
(10%)
 Black 37
(3%)
516
(9%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
108
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
46
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Limestone High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 516
(48%)
2,484
(43%)
 Not Eligible 500
(46%)
2,950
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(6%)
325
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Limestone High School is ranked 47th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Limestone High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.1%. 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 Limestone High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 995
2006 968
2007 956
2008 954
2009 955
2010 973
2011 991
2012 1066
2013 1092
2014 1068
2015 1077

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.4
2007 14.6
2008 16
2009 16.7
2010 15.7
2011 16
2012 15.5
2013 15.3
2014 19.8
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33266331658291
2006 0.34607438016529
2007 0.34309623430962
2008 0.36058700209644
2009 0.40104712041885
2010 0.4049331963001
2011 0.49646821392533
2012 0.46341463414634
2013 0.57692307692308
2014 0.51310861423221
2015 0.53574744661096

Compare West Limestone High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.6%
 

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Public KG - 12 1,077 18.4:1  
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