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
9 420
10 404
11 394
12 402

West Senior High School is a public high school of the Traverse City Area Public Schools located in Traverse City, MI. It has 1,620 students in grades 8th through 12th. West Senior High School is the 49th largest public high school in Michigan and the 2,885th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,620
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,885th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 49th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 937th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 81st out of 1,154

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West Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 846
(52%)
2,661
(49%)
 Male 774
(48%)
2,729
(51%)

West Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,470
(91%)
4,825
(90%)
 Hispanic 48
(3%)
184
(3%)
 Two or More 34
(2%)
124
(2%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
104
(2%)
 American Indian 25
(2%)
101
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,238
(76%)
3,896
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(17%)
1,115
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(7%)
379
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Senior High School is ranked 153rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.6%) 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.

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
2013 1660
2014 1640
2015 1620

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
2013 22.9
2014 23.1
2015 23.7

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
2013 0.34698795180723
2014 0.28536585365854
2015 0.2358024691358

Compare West Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.6%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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