Western Plains High School



Western Plains High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Plains 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 6
10 12
11 11
12 9

Western Plains High School is a public high school of the Western Plains School District located in Ransom, KS. It has 38 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western Plains High School is the 345th largest public high school in Kansas and the 23,229th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.8 to 1.

Total Students: 38
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,229th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 345th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 32nd out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 329th out of 339

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Western Plains High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 21
(55%)
21
(55%)
 Male 17
(45%)
17
(45%)

Western Plains High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 29
(76%)
29
(76%)
 Hispanic 9
(24%)
9
(24%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western Plains High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(53%)
20
(53%)
 Not Eligible 13
(34%)
13
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(13%)
5
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western Plains High School is ranked 324th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Plains High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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.

Western Plains High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 72
2006 62
2007 55
2008 46
2009 55
2010 48
2011 47
2012 46
2013 43
2014 48
2015 38

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 7.5
2007 7.6
2008 6.1
2009 6
2010 5.4
2011 4.5
2012 5.3
2013 4.9
2014 5.9
2015 6.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.375
2006 0.29032258064516
2007 0.29090909090909
2008 0.26086956521739
2009 0.49090909090909
2010 0.52083333333333
2011 0.51063829787234
2012 0.47826086956522
2013 0.44186046511628
2014 0.58333333333333
2015 0.65789473684211

Compare Western Plains High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
680.0% 6.8:1
 
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 65.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Plains High School
Ransom, KS
Public 09 - 12 38 6.8:1  
Ness City High School
Ness City, KS
Public 07 - 12 158 9.3:1 13 miles
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