Willis Junior High School



Willis Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Willis Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 435
8 414
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Willis Junior High School is a public high school of the Chandler Unified District #80 School District located in Chandler, AZ. It has 849 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 849
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.25

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Willis Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 441
(52%)
8,539
(50%)
 Female 408
(48%)
8,409
(50%)

Willis Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 405
(48%)
3,983
(24%)
 White 285
(34%)
9,863
(58%)
 Black 93
(11%)
1,302
(8%)
 Asian 35
(4%)
1,384
(8%)
 American Indian 23
(3%)
308
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
93
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Willis Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 456
(54%)
3,550
(21%)
 Not Eligible 331
(39%)
12,539
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(7%)
859
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Willis Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Willis Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1155
2006 1034
2007 974
2008 1022
2009 953
2010 886
2011 894
2012 849

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 16.7
2007 16.5
2008 17
2009 17.4
2010 18.3
2011 19
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51601731601732
2006 0.39555125725338
2007 0.37679671457906
2008 0.49608610567515
2009 0.54564533053515
2010 0.54288939051919
2011 0.57270693512304
2012 0.61012956419317

Compare Willis Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 61.0%
 

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