West Iron County High School



West Iron County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Iron County 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 66
10 58
11 61
12 55

West Iron County High School is a public high school of the West Iron County Public Schools located in Iron River, MI. It has 240 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Iron County High School is the 661st largest public high school in Michigan and the 16,181st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 240
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,181st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 661st out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 347th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 666th out of 1,154

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West Iron County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 124
(52%)
234
(51%)
 Male 116
(48%)
226
(49%)

West Iron County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(96%)
438
(95%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
12
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Iron County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(45%)
239
(52%)
 Not Eligible 99
(41%)
165
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(13%)
56
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Iron County High School is ranked 546th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Iron County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Iron County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 397
2006 386
2007 357
2008 307
2009 271
2010 292
2011 277
2012 284
2013 272
2014 236
2015 240

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.8
2007 16.4
2008 15.4
2009 14.3
2010 18.1
2011 16.6
2012 15.5
2013 17.1
2014 15.1
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43576826196474
2006 0.47927461139896
2007 0.38375350140056
2008 0.46905537459283
2009 0.52767527675277
2010 0.56506849315068
2011 0.51263537906137
2012 0.44718309859155
2013 0.48897058823529
2014 0.54237288135593
2015 0.5875

Compare West Iron County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 58.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Iron County High School
Iron River, MI
Public 09 - 12 240 16.8:1  
West Iron County Middle School
Iron River, MI
Public 05 - 10 220 20.3:1 1 miles
Forest Park School
Crystal Falls, MI
Public PK - 12 435 16.7:1 15 miles
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