Western Alamance High School



Western Alamance High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Alamance 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
9 316
10 341
11 319
12 262

Western Alamance High School is a public high school of the Alamance-Burlington School District located in Elon, NC. It has 1,238 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western Alamance High School is the 159th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,580th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,238
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.1

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Western Alamance High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 637
(51%)
3,714
(52%)
 Female 601
(49%)
3,456
(48%)

Western Alamance High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 907
(73%)
3,613
(50%)
 Black 145
(12%)
1,622
(23%)
 Hispanic 120
(10%)
1,519
(21%)
 Two or More 41
(3%)
278
(4%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
99
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

Western Alamance High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 875
(71%)
3,819
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 306
(25%)
2,950
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(5%)
401
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western Alamance High School is ranked 277th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Alamance High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) 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.

Western Alamance High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1149
2006 1179
2007 1126
2008 1165
2009 1191
2010 1197
2011 1201
2012 1232
2013 1187
2014 1233
2015 1238

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 17
2007 16.4
2008 16.9
2009 18.4
2010 17.8
2011 18
2012 18.9
2013 18
2014 18.6
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15230635335074
2006 0.094147582697201
2007 0.18827708703375
2008 0.19484978540773
2009 0.22166246851385
2010 0.22055137844612
2011 0.2089925062448
2012 0.22970779220779
2013 0.25695029486099
2014 0.27250608272506
2015 0.29321486268174

Compare Western Alamance High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Alamance High School
Elon, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,238 17.9:1  
Clover Garden
Burlington, NC
Public KG - 12 630 18:1 3 miles
The Burlington School
Burlington, NC
Private PK - 12 282 8:1 4 miles
Burlington Christian Academy
Burlington, NC
Private PK - 12 629 12:1 6 miles
Walter M Williams High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,185 18.2:1 6 miles
Hugh M Cummings High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 957 15:1 8 miles
Eastern Guilford High School
Gibsonville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,154 15.5:1 8 miles
Graham High School
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 814 14.9:1 9 miles
Ray Street Academy
Graham, NC
Public KG - 12 72 3.3:1 9 miles
Alamance Christian School
Graham, NC
Private PK - 12 428 11:1 9 miles
Northeast Guilford High School
Mcleansville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,054 15.7:1 10 miles
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