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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
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 0.26. 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 (1990-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Hispanic
1%
6%
White
93%
67%
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 0.26
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,194 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name West Iron County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,194 930
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 $9,770 $11,537
West Iron County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,837 $11,612
West Iron County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 RiverWest Iron County Middle School
    701 Garfield Ave
    Iron RiverMI 49935
    (906)265-5184
    0 mi | 190 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Iron RiverStambaugh Elementary School
    700 Washington Ave
    Iron RiverMI 49935
    (906)265-6141
    0.1 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Crystal FallsForest Park School
    801 Forest Parkway
    Crystal FallsMI 49920
    (906)875-6869
    14.2 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • FlorenceFlorence Elementary School
    5844 Bill Anderson Dr
    FlorenceWI 54121
    (715)528-3262
    21.3 mi | 234 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • FlorenceFlorence Middle School
    425 Olive Ave
    FlorenceWI 54121
    (715)528-3215
    21.5 mi | 59 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Michigan public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.26, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Michigan is Mid-michigan Leadership Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.