West Lowndes High School



West Lowndes High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Lowndes High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 36
8 25
9 32
10 44
11 43
12 45

West Lowndes High School is a public high school of the Lowndes County School District located in Columbus, MS. It has 225 students in grades 7th through 12th. West Lowndes High School is the 227th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 16,561st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.4 to 1.

Total Students: 225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.78

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West Lowndes High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 120
(53%)
800
(49%)
 Female 105
(47%)
832
(51%)

West Lowndes High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 222
(99%)
701
(43%)
 White 3
(1%)
893
(55%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Lowndes High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(99%)
834
(51%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
710
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
88
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Lowndes High School is ranked 209th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Lowndes High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Lowndes High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 191
2006 209
2007 211
2008 218
2009 225
2010 192
2011 185
2012 179
2013 168
2014 221
2015 225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 11
2007 11.1
2008 11.1
2009 11.3
2010 9.7
2011 9.9
2012 8.6
2013 7.5
2014 8.2
2015 8.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79057591623037
2006 0.98564593301435
2007 0.98578199052133
2008 0.98623853211009
2009 0.77333333333333
2010 0.81770833333333
2011 0.80540540540541
2012 0.82122905027933
2013 0.82738095238095
2014 0.98642533936652
2015 0.98666666666667

Compare West Lowndes High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
840.0% 8.4:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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