West Iron County High School

701 Garfield Ave,

Iron River, MI, 49935-2146

Tel: (906)265-5184
Grades: 9-12

277 students

West Iron County High School serves 277 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
West Iron County High School operates within the West Iron County Public s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 277 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 277 students
West Iron County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
West Iron County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade West Iron County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
West Iron County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
West Iron County High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Iron County High School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
1%
6%
West Iron County High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
West Iron County High School Black (1995-2012)
White
93%
67%
West Iron County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Iron County High School Sch Ethnicity West Iron County High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.13 0.48
West Iron County High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
38%
44%
West Iron County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
12%
6%
West Iron County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,194 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 70% over five years.
School District Name West Iron County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,194 806
West Iron County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 82%
West Iron County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
West Iron County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
West Iron County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,111 $11,537
West Iron County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,181 $11,612
West Iron County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest Park School (14.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Iron County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stambaugh Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Iron River West Iron County Middle School
    701 Garfield Ave
    Iron River , MI , 49935
    (906)265-5184
    0  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Iron River Stambaugh Elementary School
    700 Washington Ave
    Iron River , MI , 49935
    (906)265-6141
    0.1  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Crystal Falls Forest Park School
    801 Forest Parkway
    Crystal Falls , MI , 49920
    (906)875-6869
    14.2  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Florence Florence Elementary School
    5844 Bill Anderson Dr
    Florence , WI , 54121
    (715)528-3262
    21.3  mi  |  234  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Florence Florence High School
    425 Olive Ave
    Florence , WI , 54121
    (715)528-3215
    21.5  mi  |  154  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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