West High School



West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West 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
9 295
10 269
11 316
12 288

West High School is a public high school of the Parkway C-2 School District located in Ballwin, MO. It has 1,168 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 79th largest public high school in Missouri and the 4,851st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,168
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.1

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 615
(53%)
2,824
(52%)
 Female 553
(47%)
2,584
(48%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 928
(79%)
3,887
(72%)
 Asian 105
(9%)
574
(11%)
 Black 77
(7%)
568
(11%)
 Two or More 30
(3%)
162
(3%)
 Hispanic 26
(2%)
203
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,079
(92%)
4,703
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 56
(5%)
548
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
157
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 358th out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1463
2006 1441
2007 1359
2008 1291
2009 1271
2010 1293
2011 1222
2012 1168

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.7
2007 16.8
2008 15.3
2009 15
2010 16.3
2011 15.3
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.021872863978127
2006 0.025676613462873
2007 0.035320088300221
2008 0.041053446940356
2009 0.054287962234461
2010 0.061098221191029
2011 0.061374795417349
2012 0.076198630136986

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.6%
 
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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West High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,168 16:1  
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Private 09 - 12 860 15:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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