West Aurora High School



West Aurora High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Aurora 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 1087
10 899
11 790
12 948

West Aurora High School is a public high school of the Aurora West Usd 129 School District located in Aurora, IL. It has 3,724 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Aurora High School is the 10th largest public high school in Illinois and the 73rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 3,724
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 207.61

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West Aurora High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,869
(50%)
1,972
(51%)
 Female 1,855
(50%)
1,921
(49%)

West Aurora High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,001
(54%)
2,110
(54%)
 White 1,047
(28%)
1,074
(28%)
 Black 443
(12%)
464
(12%)
 Asian 129
(3%)
136
(3%)
 Two or More 73
(2%)
75
(2%)
 American Indian 23
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
8
(0%)

West Aurora High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,056
(55%)
2,159
(55%)
 Not Eligible 1,668
(45%)
1,731
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Aurora High School is ranked 12th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Aurora High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

West Aurora High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3289
2006 3312
2007 3290
2008 3382
2009 3374
2010 3393
2011 3470
2012 3607
2013 3711
2014 3678
2015 3724

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.3
2007 20.3
2008 16.6
2009 17.9
2010 18.1
2011 17.7
2012 16.5
2013 18.1
2014 16.7
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23016114320462
2006 0.318538647343
2007 0.34802431610942
2008 0.37610881135423
2009 0.46354475400119
2010 0.46536987916298
2011 0.53804034582133
2012 0.56224008871638
2013 0.55268121800054
2014 0.62289287656335
2015 0.55209452201933

Compare West Aurora High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.2%
 

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