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
9 259
10 274
11 250
12 258

West High School is a public high school of the Wauwatosa School District located in Wauwatosa, WI. It has 1,041 students in grades 9th through 12th. West High School is the 100th largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 5,699th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,041
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,699th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 100th out of 600
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 439th out of 576
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 102nd out of 576

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West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 568
(55%)
1,275
(53%)
 Female 473
(45%)
1,114
(47%)

West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 609
(59%)
1,460
(61%)
 Black 241
(23%)
551
(23%)
 Two or More 68
(7%)
155
(6%)
 Hispanic 64
(6%)
128
(5%)
 Asian 51
(5%)
78
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
11
(0%)

West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 693
(67%)
1,711
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(29%)
605
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(4%)
73
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West High School is ranked 74th 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 (33.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.4%. 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 1033
2006 995
2007 994
2008 987
2009 1020
2010 1014
2011 1038
2012 1032
2013 1031
2014 1056
2015 1041

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.5
2007 15.6
2008 17.6
2009 18.3
2010 15.4
2011 16.1
2012 16.6
2013 16.3
2014 N/A
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11810261374637
2006 0.14070351758794
2007 0.11971830985915
2008 0.15096251266464
2009 0.16862745098039
2010 0.21104536489152
2011 0.27263969171484
2012 0.24709302325581
2013 0.30455868089234
2014 0.27746212121212
2015 0.3342939481268

Compare West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.4%
 
State Average 35.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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