West Philadelphia High School



West Philadelphia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Philadelphia 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
9 163
10 138
11 122
12 104

West Philadelphia High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 527 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Philadelphia High School is the 477th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 10,360th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 47.1 to 1.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 47.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.2

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West Philadelphia High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 288
(55%)
18,615
(50%)
 Female 239
(45%)
18,385
(50%)

West Philadelphia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 511
(97%)
20,003
(54%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
3,744
(10%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
6,405
(17%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,430
(4%)
 White 1
(0%)
5,363
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

West Philadelphia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 527
(100%)
37,000
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Philadelphia High School is ranked 140th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Philadelphia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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 Philadelphia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1120
2006 2277
2007 966
2008 888
2009 825
2010 839
2011 803
2012 815
2013 661
2014 575
2015 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 39.1
2007 16.6
2008 14.8
2009 11.5
2010 12.6
2011 13.3
2012 14.6
2013 13
2014 15.1
2015 47.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78839285714286
2006 0.44444444444444
2007 0.93271221532091
2008 0.93581081081081
2009 1.0012121212121
2010 0.99642431466031
2011 0.99626400996264
2012 0.99631901840491
2013 0.99546142208775
2014 0.99478260869565
2015 1

Compare West Philadelphia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
4,710.0% 47.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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