West Monroe High School



West Monroe High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Monroe 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
9 631
10 562
11 541
12 494

West Monroe High School is a public high school of the Ouachita Parish School District located in West Monroe, LA. It has 2,228 students in grades 8th through 12th. West Monroe High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 1,035th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 141.62

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West Monroe High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,118
(50%)
2,825
(49%)
 Female 1,110
(50%)
2,904
(51%)

West Monroe High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,625
(73%)
3,543
(62%)
 Black 482
(22%)
1,966
(34%)
 Hispanic 76
(3%)
119
(2%)
 Asian 26
(1%)
58
(1%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
36
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Monroe High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,226
(55%)
2,885
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 920
(41%)
2,561
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(4%)
283
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Monroe High School is ranked 9th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Monroe High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

West Monroe High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1887
2006 1942
2007 1937
2008 1926
2009 1867
2010 1938
2011 1981
2012 2121
2013 2142
2014 2178
2015 2228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.7
2007 15.3
2008 15.6
2009 15.3
2010 15.5
2011 15.8
2012 17.4
2013 16.4
2014 16.8
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27927927927928
2006 0.29505664263646
2007 0.30407847186371
2008 0.31671858774663
2009 0.35457953936797
2010 0.37564499484004
2011 0.39222614840989
2012 0.22159358793022
2013 0.4327731092437
2014 0.41551882460973
2015 0.44973070017953

Compare West Monroe High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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West Monroe High School
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Public 08 - 12 2,228 15.7:1  
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Private PK - 12 282 9:1 6 miles
Richwood High School
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Public 08 - 12 585 11.5:1 7 miles
Ouachita Christian School
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Private PK - 12 862 12:1 8 miles
Ouachita Parish High School
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Public 08 - 12 1,298 13.3:1 9 miles
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