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
9 327
10 333
11 336
12 342

West High School is a public high school of the Wausau School District located in Wausau, WI. It has 1,338 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 46th largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 4,081st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,338
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.03

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 693
(52%)
2,216
(53%)
 Female 645
(48%)
1,990
(47%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 963
(72%)
3,006
(71%)
 Asian 250
(19%)
691
(16%)
 Hispanic 46
(3%)
178
(4%)
 Two or More 44
(3%)
206
(5%)
 Black 24
(2%)
81
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
40
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 837
(63%)
2,441
(58%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 501
(37%)
1,765
(42%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 45th 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 (37.4%) 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 1681
2006 1709
2007 1696
2008 1599
2009 1498
2010 1431
2011 1395
2012 1391
2013 1375
2014 1358
2015 1338

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.1
2007 15.5
2008 15.3
2009 15.7
2010 16
2011 16.2
2012 16.3
2013 16
2014 N/A
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32004759071981
2006 0.3458162668227
2007 0.34080188679245
2008 0.35709818636648
2009 0.35514018691589
2010 0.39762403913347
2011 0.3921146953405
2012 0.4176851186197
2013 0.40436363636364
2014 0.38954344624448
2015 0.37443946188341

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.4%
 
This School 37.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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