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
9 526
10 496
11 532
12 518

West High School is a public high school of the Madison Metropolitan School District located in Madison, WI. It has 2,072 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 1,296th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,072
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.35

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,077
(52%)
3,807
(51%)
 Female 995
(48%)
3,612
(49%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,135
(55%)
3,642
(49%)
 Hispanic 298
(14%)
1,085
(15%)
 Black 297
(14%)
1,473
(20%)
 Asian 214
(10%)
696
(9%)
 Two or More 115
(6%)
479
(6%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
9
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,364
(66%)
4,037
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 614
(30%)
2,959
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(5%)
423
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 26th out of 0 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2043
2006 2029
2007 2053
2008 2004
2009 2087
2010 2087
2011 2086
2012 2072

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.4
2007 17.1
2008 17.1
2009 17.9
2010 16.7
2011 17.1
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25256975036711
2006 0.26959093149335
2007 0.27325864588407
2008 0.31137724550898
2009 0.32678485864878
2010 0.35265931959751
2011 0.34419942473634
2012 0.34169884169884

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,529.1% 15.3:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.2%
 
State Average 36.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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