Westminster High School



Westminster High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westminster 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
9 665
10 666
11 567
12 591

Westminster High School is a public high school of the Westminster Public Schools located in Westminster, CO. It has 2,489 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westminster High School is the 6th largest public high school in Colorado and the 660th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 100.6

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Westminster High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,305
(52%)
1,419
(52%)
 Female 1,184
(48%)
1,329
(48%)

Westminster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,883
(76%)
2,076
(76%)
 White 390
(16%)
444
(16%)
 Asian 138
(6%)
144
(5%)
 Two or More 31
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Black 31
(1%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 12
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

Westminster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,706
(69%)
1,855
(68%)
 Not Eligible 539
(22%)
638
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 244
(10%)
255
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westminster High School is ranked 2nd out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westminster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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.

Westminster High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1167
2006 1106
2007 1092
2008 1693
2009 1909
2010 2342
2011 2366
2012 2398
2013 2388
2014 2456
2015 2489

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.8
2007 17.6
2008 20.6
2009 22.4
2010 24
2011 23.9
2012 25
2013 24.9
2014 25.2
2015 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60497000856898
2006 0.61392405063291
2007 0.63919413919414
2008 0.62847017129356
2009 0.66369827134625
2010 0.73911187019641
2011 0.77303465765004
2012 0.78315262718932
2013 0.74748743718593
2014 0.69706840390879
2015 0.78344716753716

Compare Westminster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.3%
 

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