West Iron County High School

701 Garfield Ave

Iron River, MI 49935-2146

Grades: 9-12

284 students

West Iron County High School serves 284 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
West Iron County High School operates within the West Iron County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 284 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 284 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 15:1 18:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
2%
6%
White
93%
66%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.13 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.
37%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,214 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,770 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,837 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Iron County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,214 822
Graduation Rate 74% 82%
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,770 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,837 $11,612
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 Grades Students
  • Iron RiverWest Iron County Middle School
    701 Garfield Ave
    Iron RiverMI 49935
    (906)265-5184
    0 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 194 students                      
  • Iron RiverStambaugh Elementary School
    700 Washington Ave
    Iron RiverMI 49935
    (906)265-6141
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 409 students                      
  • Crystal FallsForest Park School
    801 Forest Parkway
    Crystal FallsMI 49920
    (906)875-6869
    14.2 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 468 students                      
  • FlorenceFlorence Elementary School
    5844 Bill Anderson Dr
    FlorenceWI 54121
    (715)528-3262
    21.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 225 students                      
  • FlorenceFlorence High School
    425 Olive Ave
    FlorenceWI 54121
    (715)528-3215
    21.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 143 students                      

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