West Mesquite High School



West Mesquite High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mesquite 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
9 621
10 507
11 426
12 420

West Mesquite High School is a public high school of the Mesquite Independent School District located in Mesquite, TX. It has 1,974 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Mesquite High School is the 284th largest public high school in Texas and the 1,679th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,974
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 130.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,679th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 284th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,425th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 262nd out of 2,121

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West Mesquite High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,024
(52%)
8,287
(51%)
 Female 950
(48%)
8,030
(49%)

West Mesquite High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,229
(62%)
8,750
(54%)
 Black 501
(25%)
4,268
(26%)
 White 190
(10%)
2,593
(16%)
 Two or More 21
(1%)
288
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
75
(0%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
319
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
24
(0%)

West Mesquite High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,420
(72%)
9,768
(60%)
 Not Eligible 368
(19%)
4,988
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 186
(9%)
1,561
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Mesquite High School is ranked 110th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mesquite High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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 Mesquite High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1678
2006 1718
2007 1653
2008 1709
2009 1731
2010 1749
2011 1818
2012 1880
2013 1961
2014 1935
2015 1974

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16
2007 15.6
2008 15.3
2009 15.4
2010 14.7
2011 14.9
2012 15.2
2013 15.6
2014 14.9
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53635280095352
2006 0.51455180442375
2007 0.5686630369026
2008 0.59742539496782
2009 0.65684575389948
2010 0.6969696969697
2011 0.72827282728273
2012 0.78297872340426
2013 0.75165731769505
2014 0.76330749354005
2015 0.81357649442756

Compare West Mesquite High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 81.4%
 

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