West York Area High School



West York Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West York Area 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
9 203
10 224
11 217
12 224

West York Area High School is a public high school of the West York Area School District located in York, PA. It has 868 students in grades 9th through 12th. West York Area High School is the 261st largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,845th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 868
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.9

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West York Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(52%)
449
(52%)
 Female 419
(48%)
419
(48%)

West York Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 628
(72%)
628
(72%)
 Black 93
(11%)
93
(11%)
 Hispanic 93
(11%)
93
(11%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
34
(4%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

West York Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 527
(61%)
527
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(35%)
305
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
36
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West York Area High School is ranked 260th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West York Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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 York Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 941
2006 927
2007 905
2008 687
2009 952
2010 964
2011 936
2012 901
2013 911
2014 902
2015 868

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.7
2007 12.6
2008 9.3
2009 13.3
2010 13.9
2011 13.3
2012 13
2013 13
2014 14
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14984059511158
2006 0.20927723840345
2007 0.23646408839779
2008 0.26928675400291
2009 0.26785714285714
2010 0.21991701244813
2011 0.30128205128205
2012 0.33407325194229
2013 0.27113062568606
2014 0.30709534368071
2015 0.39285714285714

Compare West York Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.3%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 868 13:1  
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