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 78
8 63
9 631
10 598
11 622
12 503

West High School is a public high school of the Salt Lake School District located in Salt Lake City, UT. It has 2,495 students in grades 7th through 12th. West High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Utah and the 596th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,495
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.94

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,277
(51%)
4,739
(52%)
 Female 1,218
(49%)
4,451
(48%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,035
(41%)
3,554
(39%)
 White 926
(37%)
3,982
(43%)
 Asian 199
(8%)
451
(5%)
 Black 132
(5%)
411
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 90
(4%)
386
(4%)
 Two or More 87
(3%)
287
(3%)
 American Indian 26
(1%)
119
(1%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,014
(81%)
7,182
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 412
(17%)
1,145
(12%)
 Not Eligible 69
(3%)
863
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 1st out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.9%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2390
2006 2460
2007 2526
2008 2536
2009 2522
2010 2550
2011 2531
2012 2495

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 27.3
2007 23.5
2008 33.1
2009 23
2010 24.1
2011 23.1
2012 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45146443514644
2006 0.0028455284552846
2007 0.4806017418844
2008 0.57492113564669
2009 0.59278350515464
2010 0.61921568627451
2011 0.72659028052153
2012 0.97234468937876

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 
This School 97.2%
 

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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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