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 0
8 0
9 233
10 314
11 243
12 277

West High School is a public high school of the Appleton Area School District located in Appleton, WI. It has 1,067 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 94th largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 5,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,067
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.7

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 557
(52%)
3,669
(51%)
 Female 510
(48%)
3,501
(49%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 761
(71%)
5,355
(75%)
 Asian 113
(11%)
736
(10%)
 Hispanic 94
(9%)
618
(9%)
 Black 82
(8%)
348
(5%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
48
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 614
(58%)
4,658
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 373
(35%)
2,118
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(7%)
394
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 56th out of 560 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.4%. 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.

West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1433
2006 1462
2007 1435
2008 1419
2009 1292
2010 1275
2011 1191
2012 1147
2013 1105
2014 1096
2015 1067

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.8
2007 16.2
2008 17.1
2009 17
2010 17.1
2011 17.4
2012 16.9
2013 16.4
2014 N/A
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26796929518493
2006 0.27428180574555
2007 0.32543554006969
2008 0.35940803382664
2009 0.37848297213622
2010 0.4156862745098
2011 0.43660789252729
2012 0.43504795117698
2013 0.46606334841629
2014 0.43248175182482
2015 0.42455482661668

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.4%
 
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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