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
9 248
10 274
11 265
12 216

West Harrison High School is a public high school of the Harrison County School District located in Gulfport, MS. It has 1,003 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Harrison High School is the 46th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,837th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,003
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.34

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West Harrison High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 517
(52%)
2,344
(50%)
 Male 486
(48%)
2,380
(50%)

West Harrison High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 627
(63%)
2,716
(57%)
 Black 329
(33%)
1,702
(36%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
156
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
127
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

West Harrison High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 540
(54%)
2,675
(57%)
 Not Eligible 378
(38%)
1,672
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(8%)
377
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Harrison High School is ranked 45th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Harrison High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.4%. 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

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

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.60266940451745
2010 0.625
2011 0.60778727445394
2012 0.62313060817547

Compare West Harrison High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.3%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

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West Harrison High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,003 16.1:1  
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Private PK - 12 273 9:1 10 miles
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