Kearney West High School



Kearney West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kearney West High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 18
10 21
11 28
12 21

Kearney West High School is a public high school of the Kearney West High School District located in Kearney, NE. It has 89 students in grades 7th through 12th. Kearney West High School is the 212th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 20,925th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.7 to 1.

Total Students: 89
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,925th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 212th out of 268
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 9th out of 268
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 102nd out of 268

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Kearney West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 89
(100%)
89
(100%)
 Female 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kearney West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 35
(39%)
35
(39%)
 Hispanic 27
(30%)
27
(30%)
 Black 16
(18%)
16
(18%)
 Two or More 7
(8%)
7
(8%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)

Kearney West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 86
(97%)
86
(97%)
 Not Eligible 3
(3%)
3
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kearney West High School is ranked 74th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kearney West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.3%. 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.

Kearney West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 223
2006 188
2007 201
2008 166
2009 149
2010 126
2011 150
2012 121
2013 112
2014 98
2015 89

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 9
2007 10
2008 8.3
2009 7.4
2010 6.3
2011 7.5
2012 6.4
2013 5.6
2014 5.4
2015 4.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95515695067265
2006 0.98404255319149
2007 0.98507462686567
2008 0.98192771084337
2009 0.97986577181208
2010 0.97619047619048
2011 0.98
2012 0.97520661157025
2013 0.97321428571429
2014 0.96938775510204
2015 0.96629213483146

Compare Kearney West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
470.0% 4.7:1
 
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 96.6%
 

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