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
9 317
10 306
11 299
12 310

West High School is a public high school of the Waukesha School District located in Waukesha, WI. It has 1,232 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 63rd largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 4,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,232
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.01

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West High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 666
(54%)
2,373
(49%)
 Female 566
(46%)
2,421
(51%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,071
(87%)
3,621
(76%)
 Hispanic 76
(6%)
631
(13%)
 Black 38
(3%)
282
(6%)
 Asian 35
(3%)
149
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
84
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,058
(86%)
3,402
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(12%)
1,205
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(2%)
187
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 186th 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 (14.1%) is significantly 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 1553
2006 1548
2007 1518
2008 1468
2009 1395
2010 1307
2011 1270
2012 1232

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19
2007 20.7
2008 19.3
2009 19.9
2010 18.7
2011 22.5
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.06052801030264
2006 0.060077519379845
2007 0.076416337285902
2008 0.089237057220708
2009 0.10322580645161
2010 0.13083397092578
2011 0.11338582677165
2012 0.14123376623377

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,529.1% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
State Average 36.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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