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
9 260
10 255
11 247
12 272

Western High School is a public high school of the Baltimore City Public Schools located in Baltimore, MD. It has 1,034 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western High School is the 125th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,738th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,034
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,738th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 125th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 220th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 145th out of 266

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Western High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,034
(100%)
12,934
(50%)
 Male 0
(0%)
12,794
(50%)

Western High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 916
(89%)
22,568
(88%)
 White 62
(6%)
1,445
(6%)
 Hispanic 29
(3%)
1,303
(5%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
249
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
56
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
55
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
52
(0%)

Western High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 656
(63%)
21,850
(85%)
 Not Eligible 378
(37%)
3,878
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western High School is ranked 47th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.4%) is higher than the state average of 38.5%. 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
2013 1089
2014 1110
2015 1034

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
2013 18.9
2014 19.8
2015 17.7

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
2013 0.69237832874197
2014 0.68108108108108
2015 0.63442940038685

Compare Western High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 63.4%
 

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