Westgate High School



Westgate High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westgate 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
9 343
10 267
11 272
12 216

Westgate High School is a public high school of the Iberia Parish School District located in New Iberia, LA. It has 1,098 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westgate High School is the 59th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 5,290th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,098
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.39

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Westgate High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 568
(52%)
2,966
(51%)
 Female 530
(48%)
2,849
(49%)

Westgate High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 565
(51%)
2,516
(43%)
 White 427
(39%)
2,951
(51%)
 Asian 89
(8%)
193
(3%)
 Hispanic 12
(1%)
114
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
21
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Westgate High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 658
(60%)
3,174
(55%)
 Not Eligible 372
(34%)
2,215
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(6%)
426
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westgate High School is ranked 33rd out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westgate High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 57.4%. 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.

Westgate High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1188
2006 1199
2007 1169
2008 1099
2009 1078
2010 1129
2011 1098
2012 1098

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.5
2007 13.5
2008 13.4
2009 13.2
2010 13.8
2011 13.2
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59175084175084
2006 0.58798999165972
2007 0.60136869118905
2008 0.58416742493176
2009 0.63729128014842
2010 0.6607617360496
2011 0.67941712204007
2012 0.66120218579235

Compare Westgate High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 66.1%
 

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