West Mecklenburg High School



West Mecklenburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mecklenburg 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
9 684
10 513
11 395
12 421

West Mecklenburg High School is a public high school of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District located in Charlotte, NC. It has 2,013 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Mecklenburg High School is the 27th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 1,557th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,013
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.18

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West Mecklenburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,067
(53%)
22,357
(50%)
 Female 946
(47%)
22,132
(50%)

West Mecklenburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,264
(63%)
19,012
(43%)
 Hispanic 429
(21%)
8,516
(19%)
 White 144
(7%)
13,172
(30%)
 Asian 93
(5%)
2,325
(5%)
 Two or More 67
(3%)
1,237
(3%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
192
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

West Mecklenburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,005
(100%)
22,566
(51%)
 Not Eligible 5
(0%)
20,162
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
1,761
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Mecklenburg High School is ranked 2nd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mecklenburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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 Mecklenburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1776
2006 2038
2007 1986
2008 2243
2009 2213
2010 2193
2011 1823
2012 1892
2013 1931
2014 2040
2015 2013

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 15.3
2007 13.4
2008 14.9
2009 15.6
2010 16.7
2011 15.3
2012 17.6
2013 17.3
2014 18.8
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61261261261261
2006 0.64622178606477
2007 0.634944612286
2008 0.64288898796255
2009 0.73746046091279
2010 0.74646602827177
2011 0.7723532638508
2012 0.77167019027484
2013 0.76126359399275
2014 0.99558823529412
2015 0.99751614505713

Compare West Mecklenburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.8%
 

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