West Senior High School



West Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Senior 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
9 427
10 420
11 399
12 417
UG 1

West Senior High School is a public high school of the Traverse City Area Public Schools located in Traverse City, MI. It has 1,664 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Senior High School is the 46th largest public high school in Michigan and the 2,593rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,664
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.57

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West Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 835
(50%)
2,750
(51%)
 Female 829
(50%)
2,687
(49%)

West Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,549
(93%)
4,945
(91%)
 Asian 38
(2%)
88
(2%)
 Hispanic 36
(2%)
161
(3%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
107
(2%)
 Black 10
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
86
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,176
(71%)
3,484
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 383
(23%)
1,526
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(6%)
427
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Senior High School is ranked 108th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

West Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1511
2006 1510
2007 1530
2008 1859
2009 1831
2010 1787
2011 1739
2012 1664

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 22.5
2007 22.6
2008 20.3
2009 22.8
2010 22.2
2011 22.5
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21244209133024
2006 0.22582781456954
2007 0.25882352941176
2008 0.30016137708445
2009 0.31239759694156
2010 0.34135422495803
2011 0.32259919493962
2012 0.29326923076923

Compare West Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,664 22.6:1  
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