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
9 277
10 224
11 209
12 200

Western High School is a public high school of the Western School District located in Parma, MI. It has 910 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western High School is the 186th largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,554th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 910
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,554th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 186th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 800th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 213th out of 1,154

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Western High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 459
(50%)
854
(50%)
 Male 451
(50%)
850
(50%)

Western High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 804
(88%)
1,495
(88%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
88
(5%)
 Black 28
(3%)
49
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
48
(3%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 649
(71%)
1,128
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(23%)
478
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
98
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western High School is ranked 284th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.7%) is lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Western High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 834
2006 869
2007 860
2008 850
2009 849
2010 859
2011 871
2012 887
2013 898
2014 891
2015 910

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.4
2007 20.5
2008 19
2009 21.1
2010 20.6
2011 20
2012 20.9
2013 20.7
2014 20.2
2015 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24820143884892
2006 0.22784810126582
2007 0.2093023255814
2008 0.23294117647059
2009 0.26501766784452
2010 0.28870779976717
2011 0.32721010332951
2012 0.32807215332582
2013 0.34521158129176
2014 0.28619528619529
2015 0.28681318681319

Compare Western High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.7%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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