West Scranton High School



West Scranton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Scranton 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
9 242
10 237
11 219
12 239

West Scranton High School is a public high school of the Scranton School District located in Scranton, PA. It has 937 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Scranton High School is the 237th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,391st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 937
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.21

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West Scranton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 509
(54%)
1,430
(52%)
 Female 428
(46%)
1,306
(48%)

West Scranton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 620
(66%)
1,510
(55%)
 Hispanic 158
(17%)
591
(22%)
 Black 124
(13%)
379
(14%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
40
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
163
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

West Scranton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 628
(67%)
1,889
(69%)
 Not Eligible 262
(28%)
703
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(5%)
144
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Scranton High School is ranked 93rd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Scranton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is 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 Scranton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 996
2006 1058
2007 1107
2008 1130
2009 1102
2010 1080
2011 1015
2012 941
2013 902
2014 915
2015 937

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 14.4
2007 14.2
2008 15
2009 13.6
2010 13.6
2011 13.1
2012 12.1
2013 11.9
2014 11.9
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38052208835341
2006
2007 0.39385727190605
2008 0.44336283185841
2009 0.4464609800363
2010 0.50277777777778
2011 0.60689655172414
2012 0.61317747077577
2013 0.63968957871397
2014 0.66338797814208
2015 0.72038420490928

Compare West Scranton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 937 12.5:1  
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