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
9 342
10 376
11 303
12 333

West Johnston High School is a public high school of the Johnston County School District located in Benson, NC. It has 1,354 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Johnston High School is the 106th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,869th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.72

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West Johnston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 693
(51%)
5,045
(51%)
 Female 661
(49%)
4,817
(49%)

West Johnston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 979
(72%)
6,208
(63%)
 Hispanic 165
(12%)
1,498
(15%)
 Black 161
(12%)
1,767
(18%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
272
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
43
(0%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
67
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

West Johnston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 986
(73%)
6,311
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(23%)
3,035
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
516
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Johnston High School is ranked 256th out of 0 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 (27.2%) is lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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 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

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

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

Compare West Johnston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.2%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Johnston High School
Benson, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,354 15.8:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,338 18.4:1 3 miles
South Johnston High School
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Johnston County Early College Academy
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Johnston County Middle College
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Public 10 - 12 120 16.8:1 12 miles
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Hilltop Christian School
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