Western High School



Western High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western 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
9 313
10 282
11 250
12 205

Western High School is a public high school of the Baltimore City Public Schools located in Baltimore, MD. It has 1,050 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western High School is the 128th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,563rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,050
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.5

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Western High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,050
(100%)
13,428
(50%)
 Male 0
(0%)
13,279
(50%)

Western High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 898
(86%)
23,883
(89%)
 White 96
(9%)
1,609
(6%)
 Hispanic 28
(3%)
708
(3%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
277
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
53
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
152
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Western High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 573
(55%)
18,802
(70%)
 Not Eligible 364
(35%)
6,359
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 113
(11%)
1,546
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western High School is ranked 38th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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.

Western High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 843
2007 808
2008 842
2009 855
2010 931
2011 981
2012 1050

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21.1
2007 19.7
2008 20.5
2009 20.4
2010 19.8
2011 20.9
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43115942028986
2006 0.45195729537367
2007 0.43935643564356
2008 0.50237529691211
2009 0.61520467836257
2010 0.60257787325457
2011 0.62793068297655
2012 0.65333333333333

Compare Western High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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