West Harrison High School



West Harrison High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Harrison 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
9 349
10 261
11 209
12 201

West Harrison High School is a public high school of the Harrison County School District located in Gulfport, MS. It has 1,020 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Harrison High School is the 45th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,843rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,020
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.71

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West Harrison High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 532
(52%)
2,545
(51%)
 Female 488
(48%)
2,443
(49%)

West Harrison High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 636
(62%)
2,758
(55%)
 Black 341
(33%)
1,880
(38%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
141
(3%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
169
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

West Harrison High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 604
(59%)
3,095
(63%)
 Not Eligible 343
(34%)
1,454
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
353
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Harrison High School is ranked 47th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Harrison High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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 Harrison High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 974
2010 1048
2011 1053
2012 1003
2013 953
2014 1017
2015 1020

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 16
2010 16.9
2011 16.8
2012 16.1
2013 15.1
2014 15.8
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.60266940451745
2010 0.625
2011 0.60778727445394
2012 0.62313060817547
2013 0.63168940188877
2014 0.65781710914454
2015 0.66372549019608

Compare West Harrison High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 66.4%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,020 16.8:1  
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