West Ouachita High School



West Ouachita High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Ouachita 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
9 339
10 264
11 291
12 262

West Ouachita High School is a public high school of the Ouachita Parish School District located in West Monroe, LA. It has 1,156 students in grades 8th through 12th. West Ouachita High School is the 60th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 5,042nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,156
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.8

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West Ouachita High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 595
(51%)
2,825
(49%)
 Female 561
(49%)
2,904
(51%)

West Ouachita High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,097
(95%)
3,543
(62%)
 Black 33
(3%)
1,966
(34%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
119
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
58
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Ouachita High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 680
(59%)
2,885
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(34%)
2,561
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(7%)
283
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Ouachita High School is ranked 92nd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Ouachita High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.2%) is 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 Ouachita High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 958
2006 935
2007 935
2008 967
2009 973
2010 1034
2011 1038
2012 1067
2013 1103
2014 1129
2015 1156

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.8
2007 12.8
2008 13.1
2009 13.4
2010 14.4
2011 14.2
2012 15
2013 14.7
2014 15.3
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29123173277662
2006 0.28983957219251
2007 0.27807486631016
2008 0.29576008273009
2009 0.31243576567318
2010 0.3384912959381
2011 0.36994219653179
2012 0.15557638238051
2013 0.39981867633726
2014 0.36403897254207
2015 0.41176470588235

Compare West Ouachita High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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Public 08 - 12 1,156 14.3:1  
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