West High School



West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West 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
9 420
10 399
11 343
12 276

West High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 1,438 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 32nd largest public high school in Kansas and the 3,607th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,607th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 32nd out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 290th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 19th out of 339

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 787
(55%)
6,942
(51%)
 Female 651
(45%)
6,650
(49%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 548
(38%)
4,347
(32%)
 White 513
(36%)
4,686
(34%)
 Black 199
(14%)
2,558
(19%)
 Two or More 116
(8%)
1,086
(8%)
 American Indian 39
(3%)
219
(2%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
664
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
32
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,080
(75%)
7,947
(58%)
 Not Eligible 242
(17%)
4,616
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(8%)
1,029
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 8th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.2%) 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.

West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1293
2006 1233
2007 1161
2008 1030
2009 1144
2010 1185
2011 1281
2012 1318
2013 1331
2014 1426
2015 1438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.4
2007 16.2
2008 15.5
2009 16.4
2010 16.7
2011 18.3
2012 18.3
2013 19.5
2014 15.4
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74400618716164
2006 0.79643146796431
2007 0.78208440999139
2008 0.87961165048544
2009 0.85052447552448
2010 0.86329113924051
2011 0.86572989851678
2012 0.89833080424886
2013 0.88204357625845
2014 0.86676016830295
2015 0.8317107093185

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.2%
 

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