Shawnee Mission West High School



Shawnee Mission West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shawnee Mission West High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 1
9 482
10 451
11 486
12 388
UG 1

Shawnee Mission West High School is a public high school of the Shawnee Mission Public School District located in Shawnee Mission, KS. It has 1,810 students in grades 6th through 12th. Shawnee Mission West High School is the 13th largest public high school in Kansas and the 2,148th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,810
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,148th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 13th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 311th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 14th out of 339

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Shawnee Mission West High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 914
(50%)
6,297
(51%)
 Female 896
(50%)
6,123
(49%)

Shawnee Mission West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,026
(57%)
8,208
(66%)
 Hispanic 352
(19%)
2,096
(17%)
 Black 274
(15%)
1,127
(9%)
 Two or More 99
(5%)
578
(5%)
 Asian 50
(3%)
358
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
18
(0%)

Shawnee Mission West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,036
(57%)
8,315
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 619
(34%)
3,226
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(9%)
879
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shawnee Mission West High School is ranked 19th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shawnee Mission West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.1%. 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.

Shawnee Mission West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2016
2006 2002
2007 1974
2008 1841
2009 1854
2010 1846
2011 1865
2012 1846
2013 1802
2014 1859
2015 1810

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 14.8
2007 16.2
2008 14.7
2009 17.1
2010 17.2
2011 17
2012 17.9
2013 18.5
2014 17.3
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13640873015873
2006 0.15284715284715
2007 0.16413373860182
2008 0.24063009234112
2009 0.2470334412082
2010 0.28548212351029
2011 0.34691689008043
2012 0.38353196099675
2013 0.41564927857936
2014 0.42764927380312
2015 0.42762430939227

Compare Shawnee Mission West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.8%
 
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shawnee Mission West High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 06 - 12 1,810 16.6:1  
Westridge Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 08 866 15.5:1 2 miles
Overland Christian Schools
Overland Park, KS
Private PK - 12 148 11:1 2 miles
Indian Woods Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 08 739 17:1 3 miles
Trailridge Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 08 768 18:1 3 miles
Kansas City Christian School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 12 465 11:1 3 miles
Shawnee Mission North High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,610 16.1:1 4 miles
Shawnee Mission South High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,475 17.1:1 4 miles
Shawnee Mission East High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,743 19:1 4 miles
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,805 17.7:1 4 miles
Hocker Grove Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 08 781 17.1:1 4 miles
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