West Ashley High School



West Ashley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Ashley 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
9 528
10 441
11 394
12 437

West Ashley High School is a public high school of the Charleston 01 School District located in Charleston, SC. It has 1,800 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Ashley High School is the 19th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 2,083rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,800
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 125.2

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West Ashley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 905
(50%)
6,546
(50%)
 Female 895
(50%)
6,429
(50%)

West Ashley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 923
(51%)
5,622
(43%)
 White 740
(41%)
6,398
(49%)
 Hispanic 63
(4%)
550
(4%)
 Two or More 36
(2%)
176
(1%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
193
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)

West Ashley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 840
(47%)
7,287
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 818
(45%)
4,998
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 142
(8%)
690
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Ashley High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Ashley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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 Ashley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1999
2006 2017
2007 1943
2008 1886
2009 1906
2010 1889
2011 1861
2012 1800

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 10.9
2007 14.8
2008 13.8
2009 15.1
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38569284642321
2006 0.40257808626673
2007 0.46268656716418
2008 0.46182396606575
2009 0.52885624344176
2010 0.55690841715193
2011 0.54325631380978
2012 0.53333333333333

Compare West Ashley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 53.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Ashley High School
Charleston, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,800 14.4:1  
Capers Preparatory Christian Academy
Charleston, SC
Private KG - 12 64 15:1 1 miles
Riverpointe Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 125 6:1 3 miles
Garrett Academy of Technology
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Public 09 - 12 671 9.7:1 6 miles
Gregg Mathis Charter High (youthbuild)
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Public 09 - 12 82 12.2:1 7 miles
Academic Magnet High School
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Public 09 - 12 610 13.9:1 7 miles
Palmetto Scholars Academy
North Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 10 283 15.8:1 7 miles
Charleston School of the Arts
North Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 12 1,080 15.1:1 7 miles
Military Magnet Academy
North Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 12 441 11:1 7 miles
St. Johns High School
Johns Island, SC
Public 09 - 12 252 7.1:1 7 miles
Charleston Collegiate School
Johns Island, SC
Private PK - 12 211 5:1 8 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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