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
9 168
10 146
11 118
12 106

Westwood High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 538 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westwood High School is the 232nd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 10,063rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.7

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Westwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(54%)
16,864
(51%)
 Female 246
(46%)
16,215
(49%)

Westwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 536
(100%)
28,419
(86%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,014
(6%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1,990
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
413
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
192
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Westwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 474
(88%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 52
(10%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westwood High School is ranked 123rd out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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
2005 486
2006 476
2007 478
2008 500
2009 507
2010 553
2011 593
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.7
2007 14.4
2008 14.8
2009 15.9
2010 16.2
2011 17.1
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76748971193416
2006 0.82773109243697
2007 0.73221757322176
2008 0.626
2009 0.83826429980276
2010 0.85533453887884
2011 0.88364249578415
2012 0.90334572490706

Compare Westwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 90.3%
 

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