West Central Area Sec.



West Central Area Sec. Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Central Area Sec. Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 62
8 51
9 53
10 48
11 51
12 53

West Central Area Sec. is a public high school of the West Central Area School District located in Barrett, MN. It has 318 students in grades 7th through 12th. West Central Area Sec. is the 248th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 14,303rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,303rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 248th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 590th out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 300th out of 833

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West Central Area Sec. Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 174
(55%)
174
(55%)
 Female 144
(45%)
144
(45%)

West Central Area Sec. Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 300
(94%)
300
(94%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Central Area Sec. Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 211
(66%)
211
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(25%)
80
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
27
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Central Area Sec. is ranked 260th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Central Area Sec. students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. 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 Central Area Sec. Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 421
2007 409
2008 387
2009 355
2010 344
2011 327
2012 315
2013 314
2014 297
2015 318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 15.2
2007 15
2008 15.4
2009 15.9
2010 15.7
2011 14.5
2012 14.6
2013 15.1
2014 15
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26150121065375
2006 0.270783847981
2007 0.29339853300733
2008 0.29974160206718
2009 0.33521126760563
2010 0.38953488372093
2011 0.37308868501529
2012 0.37142857142857
2013 0.35668789808917
2014 0.31986531986532
2015 0.33647798742138

Compare West Central Area Sec. to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.6%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Central Area Sec.
Barrett, MN
Public 07 - 12 318 16.6:1  
Ashby Secondary
Ashby, MN
Public 07 - 12 112 11.4:1 14 miles
Brandon-Evansville High School
Brandon, MN
Public 09 - 12 117 13.7:1 15 miles
Morris Area Secondary
Morris, MN
Public 07 - 12 485 14.5:1 23 miles
Chokio-Alberta Secondary
Chokio, MN
Public 07 - 12 71 7.1:1 27 miles
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