West Senior High School



West Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Senior 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
9 524
10 520
11 468
12 481

West Senior High School is a public high school of the Iowa City Community School District located in Iowa City, IA. It has 1,993 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Senior High School is the 6th largest public high school in Iowa and the 1,614th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,993
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 101.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,614th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 6th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 353rd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 12th out of 366

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West Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,020
(51%)
2,913
(51%)
 Female 973
(49%)
2,797
(49%)

West Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,287
(65%)
3,440
(60%)
 Black 341
(17%)
1,058
(19%)
 Asian 148
(7%)
330
(6%)
 Hispanic 108
(5%)
593
(10%)
 Two or More 103
(5%)
266
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

West Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,524
(76%)
3,813
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 420
(21%)
1,669
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(2%)
228
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Senior High School is ranked 31st out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.5%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

West Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1748
2006 1834
2007 1763
2008 1741
2009 1789
2010 1852
2011 1907
2012 1944
2013 1939
2014 1973
2015 1993

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 18.1
2007 16.7
2008 16.8
2009 17.1
2010 19.2
2011 19.2
2012 18.2
2013 18.3
2014 19.3
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16075514874142
2006 0.17284623773173
2007 0.17073170731707
2008 0.20562894887995
2009 0.21967579653438
2010 0.22408207343413
2011 0.21919244887257
2012 0.22530864197531
2013 0.2351727694688
2014 0.22301064368981
2015 0.2353236327145

Compare West Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.5%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,993 19.7:1  
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