West Caldwell High School



West Caldwell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Caldwell 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
9 234
10 196
11 219
12 206

West Caldwell High School is a public high school of the Caldwell County School District located in Lenoir, NC. It has 855 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Caldwell High School is the 248th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,855th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.08

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West Caldwell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 433
(51%)
1,960
(51%)
 Female 422
(49%)
1,898
(49%)

West Caldwell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 606
(71%)
3,183
(83%)
 Hispanic 108
(13%)
277
(7%)
 Black 95
(11%)
230
(6%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
133
(3%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

West Caldwell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(57%)
1,678
(43%)
 Not Eligible 272
(32%)
1,848
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(11%)
332
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Caldwell High School is ranked 122nd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Caldwell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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 Caldwell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1053
2006 970
2007 869
2008 884
2009 865
2010 890
2011 854
2012 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 13.6
2007 12.4
2008 12.5
2009 12.9
2010 12.9
2011 13.5
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43684710351377
2006 0.44639175257732
2007 0.5258918296893
2008 0.50226244343891
2009 0.58612716763006
2010 0.62247191011236
2011 0.64051522248244
2012 0.68187134502924

Compare West Caldwell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Caldwell High School
Lenoir, NC
Public 09 - 12 855 13.1:1  
Heritage Christian School
Hudson, NC
Private PK - 12 142 10:1 7 miles
Caldwell Early College
Hudson, NC
Public 09 - 12 319 17.7:1 7 miles
Caldwell Career Cen Mid. Coll.
Hudson, NC
Public 09 - 12 219 14.6:1 7 miles
Hibriten High School
Lenoir, NC
Public 09 - 12 862 13.3:1 7 miles
Jimmy C Draughn High School
Valdese, NC
Public 09 - 12 755 16.3:1 9 miles
Hallyburton Academy
Drexel, NC
Public 06 - 12 164 10.4:1 10 miles
South Caldwell High School
Hudson, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,548 14.5:1 10 miles
Caldwell County Gateway School
Granite Falls, NC
Public 06 - 12 55 4.2:1 13 miles
Nc School for the Deaf
Morganton, NC
Public KG - 12 71 3:1 13 miles
Freedom High School
Morganton, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,141 18:1 13 miles
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