West Side High Scool



West Side High Scool Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side High Scool Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 117
10 161
11 145
12 227
UG 160

West Side High Scool is a public high school of the The Newark Public Schools located in Newark, NJ. It has 810 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Side High Scool is the 228th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 7,192nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.6 to 1.

Total Students: 810
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 84

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West Side High Scool Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 419
(52%)
4,476
(50%)
 Female 391
(48%)
4,422
(50%)

West Side High Scool Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 763
(94%)
4,926
(55%)
 Hispanic 45
(6%)
3,102
(35%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
75
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
779
(9%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

West Side High Scool Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 660
(81%)
6,819
(77%)
 Not Eligible 95
(12%)
1,300
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
779
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Side High Scool is ranked 43rd out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Side High Scool students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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 Side High Scool Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1512
2006 1512
2007 1502
2008 1487
2009 1276
2010 965
2011 1058
2012 810

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 17.4
2007 18.5
2008 19.7
2009 16.6
2010 14.1
2011 13.5
2012 9.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50396825396825
2006 0.61640211640212
2007 0.57589880159787
2008 0.64290517821116
2009 0.69278996865204
2010 0.76580310880829
2011 0.76843100189036
2012 0.88271604938272

Compare West Side High Scool to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
960.0% 9.6:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 88.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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