Western High School

1400 South Dearing Rd,

Parma, MI, 49269-9712

Tel: (517)841-8200
Grades: 9-12

871 students

Western High School serves 871 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Western High School operates within the Western School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 871 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 871 students
Western High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Western High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Western High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Western High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Western High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Western High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Western High School Black (1989-2012)
White
92%
67%
Western High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Western High School Sch Ethnicity Western 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.
0.15 0.87
Western 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.
24%
44%
Western 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.
8%
6%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,894 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Western School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,894 930
Western   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 82%
Western   School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
District Spending $25 MM $11 MM
Western   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,281 $11,537
Western   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,679 $11,612
Western   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 Woodville Community Center (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Western Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bean Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Parma Western Middle School
    1400 South Dearing Rd
    Parma , MI , 49269
    (517)841-8300
    0  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Spring Arbor Bean Elementary School
    3201 Noble Rd
    Spring Arbor , MI , 49283
    (517)841-8400
    1.9  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Spring Arbor Warner Elementary School
    118 Star St
    Spring Arbor , MI , 49283
    (517)841-8500
    2.8  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Parma Parma Elementary School
    385 Elizabeth St
    Parma , MI , 49269
    (517)841-8600
    3.1  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson Woodville Community Center
    Alternative School
    3950 Catherine St
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)841-8700
    Alternative School
    3.6  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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Jackson County, MI 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 0.27, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.87. The most diverse school district in Jackson County is Jackson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.