West Junior High School



West Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 430
9 445
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Junior High School is a public high school of the Columbia 93 School District located in Columbia, MO. It has 875 students in grades 8th through 9th. West Junior High School is the 116th largest public high school in Missouri and the 6,697th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 875
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.29

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West Junior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 458
(52%)
3,151
(49%)
 Male 417
(48%)
3,220
(51%)

West Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 610
(70%)
4,076
(64%)
 Black 116
(13%)
1,276
(20%)
 Asian 65
(7%)
315
(5%)
 Two or More 45
(5%)
355
(6%)
 Hispanic 37
(4%)
325
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 652
(75%)
4,371
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 187
(21%)
1,692
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
308
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Junior High School is ranked 162nd out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.5%) is 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 948
2006 953
2007 965
2008 939
2009 889
2010 910
2011 936
2012 875

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.9
2007 12.6
2008 13.1
2009 13.3
2010 13.8
2011 14.3
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20253164556962
2006 0.1909758656873
2007 0.20103626943005
2008 0.23748668796592
2009 0.24409448818898
2010 0.26923076923077
2011 0.26282051282051
2012 0.25485714285714

Compare West Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.5%
 
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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