West High School

West High School serves 1,318 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
West High School operates within the Wichita School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1318 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,318 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 12:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
34%
17%
Black
17%
7%
White
38%
68%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.29
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
39%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,493 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
93
3
Number of Students Managed 52,493 575
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
District Total Revenue $583 MM $7 MM
District Spending $584 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,341 $12,944
District Spending / Student $12,360 $12,499
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Learning² Eschool Of Wichita (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WichitaAllison Traditional Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    221 South Seneca
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-4800
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 513 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WichitaFranklin Elementary School
    214 South Elizabeth
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-9850
    0.7 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WichitaLearning² Eschool Of Wichita
    412 South Main St
    WichitaKS 67202
    (316)973-5181
    0.8 mi | 278 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • WichitaLincoln Elementary School
    1210 South Topeka
    WichitaKS 67211
    (316)973-9300
    0.9 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WichitaHamilton Middle School
    1407 South Broadway
    WichitaKS 67211
    (316)973-5350
    0.9 mi | 560 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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