Golden West High School



Golden West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden 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
9 443
10 435
11 399
12 374

Golden West High School is a public high school of the Visalia Unified School District located in Visalia, CA. It has 1,651 students in grades 9th through 12th. Golden West High School is the 556th largest public high school in California and the 2,752nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,651
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,752nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 556th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,853rd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 596th out of 2,608

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Golden West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 838
(51%)
6,179
(49%)
 Male 813
(49%)
6,347
(51%)

Golden West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,133
(69%)
8,008
(64%)
 White 375
(23%)
3,157
(25%)
 Asian 65
(4%)
645
(5%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
292
(2%)
 American Indian 26
(2%)
169
(1%)
 Black 21
(1%)
235
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
20
(0%)

Golden West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 867
(53%)
6,556
(52%)
 Not Eligible 687
(42%)
5,214
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(6%)
756
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Golden West High School is ranked 425th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Golden West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2068
2006 2046
2007 1970
2008 1921
2009 1821
2010 1762
2011 1695
2012 1636
2013 1628
2014 1640
2015 1651

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 25.2
2007 21.1
2008 23.4
2009 23
2010 N/A
2011 23.5
2012 23.7
2013 23.5
2014 24.8
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34090909090909
2006 0.28396871945259
2007 0.45786802030457
2008 0.44976574700677
2009 0.4552443712246
2010 0.4738933030647
2011 0.50973451327434
2012 0.51283618581907
2013 0.56572481572482
2014 0.58536585365854
2015 0.58388855239249

Compare Golden West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.4%
 

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