West Mesa High School



West Mesa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mesa 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
9 527
10 439
11 306
12 279

West Mesa High School is a public high school of the Albuquerque Public Schools located in Albuquerque, NM. It has 1,551 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Mesa High School is the 20th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 3,006th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.3

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West Mesa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 808
(52%)
14,117
(51%)
 Female 743
(48%)
13,459
(49%)

West Mesa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,289
(83%)
17,641
(64%)
 American Indian 106
(7%)
1,439
(5%)
 White 91
(6%)
6,392
(23%)
 Black 30
(2%)
732
(3%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
719
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
628
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

West Mesa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,015
(65%)
12,703
(46%)
 Not Eligible 397
(26%)
13,174
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 139
(9%)
1,699
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Mesa High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mesa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.4%) is higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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 Mesa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2532
2006 2661
2007 2765
2008 2292
2009 1975
2010 1742
2011 1616
2012 1551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 17.5
2007 18.7
2008 16
2009 15.6
2010 15.6
2011 16.7
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55292259083728
2006 0.5249906050357
2007 0.52260397830018
2008 0.62041884816754
2009 0.66379746835443
2010 0.71928817451206
2011 0.76299504950495
2012 0.74403610573823

Compare West Mesa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 74.4%
 

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