West Springfield High School



West Springfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Springfield 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
9 552
10 623
11 580
12 554

West Springfield High School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Springfield, VA. It has 2,309 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Springfield High School is the 21st largest public high school in Virginia and the 831st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 144.52

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West Springfield High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,186
(51%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 1,123
(49%)
38,428
(48%)

West Springfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,365
(59%)
36,422
(46%)
 Asian 372
(16%)
15,753
(20%)
 Hispanic 329
(14%)
15,663
(20%)
 Black 143
(6%)
8,395
(11%)
 Two or More 92
(4%)
3,456
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
155
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
100
(0%)

West Springfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,036
(88%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(8%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(3%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Springfield High School is ranked 180th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Springfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.6%. 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 Springfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2151
2006 2107
2007 2122
2008 2193
2009 2159
2010 2295
2011 2336
2012 2309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.6
2007 19.2
2008 19.7
2009 20.9
2010 20.3
2011 15.9
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.083682008368201
2006 0.084005695301376
2007 0.091423185673893
2008 0.10214318285454
2009 0.11857341361742
2010 0.11721132897603
2011 0.12114726027397
2012 0.11823300129926

Compare West Springfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.8%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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West Springfield High School
Springfield, VA
Public 09 - 12 2,309 16:1  
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Public 07 - 08 1,083 13.7:1 4 miles
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Private 02 - 12 170 8:1 4 miles
Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy
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Private PK - 12 186 13:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 11 188 8:1 4 miles
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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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