Westwood High School



Westwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood 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
9 111
10 100
11 91
12 97

Westwood High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 399 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westwood High School is the 295th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 12,625th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,625th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 295th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 104th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 283rd out of 423

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Westwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 215
(54%)
18,112
(50%)
 Female 184
(46%)
18,257
(50%)

Westwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 392
(98%)
29,258
(80%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
612
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
3,276
(9%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,565
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
618
(2%)

Westwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 350
(88%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 49
(12%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westwood High School is ranked 205th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Westwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 490
2014 425
2015 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 15.7
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.86326530612245
2014 0.90117647058824
2015 0.87719298245614

Compare Westwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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