Whitney High School West



Whitney High School West Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitney High School West Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 9
10 5
11 3
12 25

Whitney High School West is a public high school of the Area Cooperative Educational School District located in Hamden, CT. It has 42 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whitney High School West is the 241st largest public high school in Connecticut and the 23,022nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.5 to 1.

Total Students: 42
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.5

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Whitney High School West Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 35
(83%)
305
(72%)
 Female 7
(17%)
118
(28%)

Whitney High School West Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 16
(38%)
117
(28%)
 White 14
(33%)
166
(39%)
 Black 9
(21%)
112
(26%)
 Asian 2
(5%)
14
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(2%)
12
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Whitney High School West Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(83%)
248
(59%)
 Not Eligible 4
(10%)
151
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(7%)
24
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whitney High School West is ranked 219th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitney High School West students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

Whitney High School West Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 56
2008 N/A
2009 56
2010 53
2011 47
2012 45
2013 39
2014 42
2015 42

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 6.2
2008 N/A
2009 8.6
2010 5.9
2011 5.2
2012 5.4
2013 5.3
2014 6.5
2015 6.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.66071428571429
2008
2009 0.82142857142857
2010 0.83018867924528
2011 0.85106382978723
2012 0.88888888888889
2013 0.8974358974359
2014 0.9047619047619
2015 0.9047619047619

Compare Whitney High School West to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
650.0% 6.5:1
 
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 90.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whitney High School West
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 42 6.5:1  
Whitney High School North
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 95 5.9:1 1 miles
Hamden High School
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,598 12.4:1 1 miles
Hamden Middle School
Hamden, CT
Public 07 - 08 816 10.4:1 1 miles
Whitney High School East
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 113 6.8:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart Academy
Hamden, CT
Private 09 - 12 504 9:1 2 miles
Whitney Hall School
Hamden, CT
Private 02 - 12 57 5:1 2 miles
Hamden Collaborative Learning Center
Hamden, CT
Public 07 - 12 73 7:1 2 miles
Engineering - Science University Magnet School
Hamden, CT
Public 06 - 12 604 12.3:1 2 miles
Hamden Hall Country Day School
Hamden, CT
Private PK - 12 585 8:1 3 miles
North Haven High School
North Haven, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,000 12.2:1 3 miles
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