Westhill High School



Westhill High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westhill 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
9 563
10 513
11 521
12 533

Westhill High School is a public high school of the Stamford School District located in Stamford, CT. It has 2,130 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westhill High School is the 8th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 1,155th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,130
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 146.2

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Westhill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,065
(50%)
2,488
(52%)
 Female 1,065
(50%)
2,278
(48%)

Westhill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 786
(37%)
1,572
(33%)
 White 775
(36%)
1,768
(37%)
 Black 424
(20%)
1,100
(23%)
 Asian 142
(7%)
308
(6%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Westhill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,103
(52%)
2,560
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 857
(40%)
1,790
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 170
(8%)
416
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westhill High School is ranked 9th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westhill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.6%. 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.

Westhill High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1741
2006 2312
2007 2325
2008 2339
2009 2281
2010 2310
2011 2277
2012 2130

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 17.6
2007 16
2008 13.3
2009 14.9
2010 15.7
2011 15.3
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50947731188972
2006 0.34083044982699
2007 0.37763440860215
2008 0.4065840102608
2009 0.37220517316966
2010 0.47229437229437
2011 0.47650417215635
2012 0.48215962441315

Compare Westhill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.2%
 

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