West Career & Technical Academy



West Career & Technical Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Career & Technical Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 390
10 354
11 346
12 281
UG 7

West Career & Technical Academy is a public high school of the Clark County School District located in Las Vegas, NV. It has 1,378 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Career & Technical Academy is the 52nd largest public high school in Nevada and the 3,881st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,881st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 52nd out of 158
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 77th out of 139
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 52nd out of 139

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West Career & Technical Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 729
(53%)
51,249
(49%)
 Male 649
(47%)
54,344
(51%)

West Career & Technical Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 680
(49%)
29,600
(28%)
 Asian 296
(21%)
7,952
(8%)
 Hispanic 225
(16%)
45,200
(43%)
 Two or More 94
(7%)
6,056
(6%)
 Black 64
(5%)
14,623
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(1%)
1,622
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
540
(1%)

West Career & Technical Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,100
(80%)
46,114
(44%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 278
(20%)
59,479
(56%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Career & Technical Academy is ranked 63rd out of 142 ranked schools in Nevada, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Career & Technical Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 50.9%. 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.

West Career & Technical Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 736
2011 1013
2012 1311
2013 1369
2014 1399
2015 1378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 18.9
2011 20.7
2012 21.8
2013 22.8
2014 22.6
2015 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.22826086956522
2011 0.2319842053307
2012 0.19298245614035
2013 0.19065010956903
2014 0.1651179413867
2015 0.20174165457184

Compare West Career & Technical Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,156.8% 21.6:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 50.9%
 

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