West High School



West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West 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
9 344
10 365
11 320
12 314

West High School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Knoxville, TN. It has 1,343 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 65th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,048th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.7

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 687
(51%)
11,529
(52%)
 Female 656
(49%)
10,759
(48%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 805
(60%)
16,619
(75%)
 Black 362
(27%)
3,200
(14%)
 Hispanic 98
(7%)
1,420
(6%)
 Two or More 55
(4%)
568
(3%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
380
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 747
(56%)
13,305
(60%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 596
(44%)
8,983
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 92nd out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1459
2006 1647
2007 1487
2008 1365
2009 1326
2010 1272
2011 1248
2012 1233
2013 1235
2014 1355
2015 1343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 19.2
2007 17
2008 16.3
2009 16
2010 15.1
2011 15.5
2012 15.5
2013 16.3
2014 18.2
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30980123372173
2006 0.28172434729812
2007 0.34835238735709
2008 0.41978021978022
2009 0.41930618401207
2010 0.45125786163522
2011 0.45592948717949
2012 0.44201135442011
2013 0.46963562753036
2014 0.4169741697417
2015 0.44378257632167

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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