West Junior High School



West Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 284
8 312
9 301
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Junior High School is a public high school of the Boise Independent School District located in Boise, ID. It has 897 students in grades 7th through 9th. West Junior High School is the 43rd largest public high school in Idaho and the 6,643rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,643rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 43rd out of 245
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 162nd out of 242
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 42nd out of 242

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West Junior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 457
(51%)
5,686
(49%)
 Male 440
(49%)
6,024
(51%)

West Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 704
(78%)
9,065
(77%)
 Hispanic 105
(12%)
1,311
(11%)
 Asian 31
(3%)
491
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
256
(2%)
 Black 23
(3%)
453
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
53
(0%)

West Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 588
(66%)
7,538
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(27%)
3,581
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(7%)
591
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Junior High School is ranked 41st out of 232 ranked schools in Idaho, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.5%. 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 866
2009 857
2010 807
2011 872
2012 908
2013 926
2014 917
2015 897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 16.8
2009 18.1
2010 16.8
2011 17.6
2012 17.8
2013 17.9
2014 17.5
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.32678983833718
2009 0.41540256709452
2010 0.1548946716233
2011 0.45298165137615
2012 0.43281938325991
2013 0.37365010799136
2014 0.3587786259542
2015 0.34448160535117

Compare West Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.1% 17.2:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
State Average 41.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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