Westinghouse High School



Westinghouse High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westinghouse 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
9 306
10 292
11 274
12 297

Westinghouse High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,169 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westinghouse High School is the 202nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 4,964th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,169
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,964th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 202nd out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 674th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 213th out of 828

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Westinghouse High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 746
(64%)
65,235
(50%)
 Male 423
(36%)
64,770
(50%)

Westinghouse High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 619
(53%)
53,836
(41%)
 Hispanic 441
(38%)
59,819
(46%)
 Asian 67
(6%)
4,487
(3%)
 White 27
(2%)
9,949
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
1,459
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
348
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
107
(0%)

Westinghouse High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 977
(84%)
110,381
(85%)
 Not Eligible 192
(16%)
19,544
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
80
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westinghouse High School is ranked 72nd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westinghouse High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) is significantly 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.

Westinghouse High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 278
2010 559
2011 824
2012 1110
2013 1105
2014 1122
2015 1169

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 13.9
2010 16.4
2011 17.2
2012 15.3
2013 15.7
2014 16.9
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.88848920863309
2010 0.84078711985689
2011 0.84223300970874
2012 0.81261261261261
2013 0.84524886877828
2014 0.8458110516934
2015 0.83575705731394

Compare Westinghouse High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.6%
 

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