West Johnston High School



West Johnston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Johnston 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
9 407
10 350
11 340
12 288

West Johnston High School is a public high school of the Johnston County School District located in Benson, NC. It has 1,385 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Johnston High School is the 114th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.61

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West Johnston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 708
(51%)
5,347
(49%)
 Male 677
(49%)
5,624
(51%)

West Johnston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 958
(69%)
6,743
(61%)
 Hispanic 218
(16%)
1,957
(18%)
 Black 154
(11%)
1,806
(16%)
 Two or More 42
(3%)
344
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
42
(0%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
75
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

West Johnston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 962
(69%)
6,874
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(26%)
3,598
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(5%)
499
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Johnston High School is ranked 253rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Johnston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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 Johnston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1825
2006 1974
2007 2010
2008 2215
2009 2306
2010 1800
2011 1625
2012 1354
2013 1376
2014 1359
2015 1385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 16.7
2007 15.3
2008 16.6
2009 18
2010 16.7
2011 16.8
2012 15.8
2013 16.7
2014 16.2
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22082191780822
2006 0.20871327254306
2007
2008
2009 0.22636600173461
2010 0.245
2011 0.26338461538462
2012 0.27178729689808
2013 0.27398255813953
2014 0.29506990434143
2015 0.30541516245487

Compare West Johnston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Johnston High School
Benson, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,385 17:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,601 19.6:1 3 miles
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Johnston County Early College Academy
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Public 09 - 13 244 26.6:1 12 miles
Johnston County Middle College
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Public 10 - 12 122 17:1 12 miles
Hilltop Christian School
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Private KG - 12 292 17:1 13 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,246 13.8:1 13 miles
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