West Springfield High School



West Springfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Springfield 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
9 346
10 292
11 274
12 280
UG 16

West Springfield High School is a public high school of the West Springfield School District located in West Springfield, MA. It has 1,208 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Springfield High School is the 88th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 4,634th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,208
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.43

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West Springfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 627
(52%)
627
(52%)
 Female 581
(48%)
581
(48%)

West Springfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 880
(73%)
880
(73%)
 Hispanic 186
(15%)
186
(15%)
 Asian 60
(5%)
60
(5%)
 Black 45
(4%)
45
(4%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
32
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Springfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 624
(52%)
624
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 510
(42%)
510
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(6%)
74
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Springfield High School is ranked 54th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Springfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 Springfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1302
2006 1328
2007 1280
2008 1304
2009 1316
2010 1303
2011 1219
2012 1208

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.4
2007 13.7
2008 14.5
2009 14.3
2010 14.1
2011 12.9
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29877112135177
2006 0.3125
2007 0.3078125
2008 0.33282208588957
2009 0.35410334346505
2010 0.40214888718342
2011 0.4388843314192
2012 0.48344370860927

Compare West Springfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.3%
 

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