West High School

West High School serves 1,331 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
West High School operates within the Wichita School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1331 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,331 students
West High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
West High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
West High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
37%
18%
West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
17%
7%
West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
36%
66%
West High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.30
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
78%
40%
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
9%
10%
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,629 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,036 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,220 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 50,629 556
Wichita School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $582 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $639 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,036 $13,276
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,220 $12,850
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Learning 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 Grades Students
  • WichitaAllison Traditional Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 513 students221 South Seneca
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-4800
    0.66-8513
  • WichitaFranklin Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 348 students214 South Elizabeth
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-9850
    0.7PK-5348
  • WichitaLearning Eschool Of Wichita
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 247 students412 South Main St
    WichitaKS 67202
    (316)973-5181
    0.8KG-12247
  • WichitaHamilton Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 586 students1407 South Broadway
    WichitaKS 67211
    (316)973-5350
    0.96-8586
  • Wichita Stanley Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 443 students1749 South Martinson
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-1300
    0.9PK-5443

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