Western High School

Western High School serves 898 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Western High School operates within the Western School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 898 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 898 students
Western High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Western High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Western High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Western High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
2%
18%
Western High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
91%
68%
Western High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Western High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Western High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.17 0.27
Western 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.
26%
43%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,101 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,502 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Western School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,926 784
Western   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 82%
Western   School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
Western   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $25 MM $11 MM
Western   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,101 $11,681
Western   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,502 $11,849
Western   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • ParmaWestern Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students1400 South Dearing Rd
    ParmaMI 49269
    (517)841-8300
    06-8648
  • Spring ArborBean Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 441 students3201 Noble Rd
    Spring ArborMI 49283
    (517)841-8400
    1.9KG-5441
  • Spring ArborWarner Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 387 students118 Star Rd
    Spring ArborMI 49283
    (517)841-8500
    2.8KG-5387
  • ParmaParma Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 429 students385 Elizabeth St
    ParmaMI 49269
    (517)841-8600
    3.1PK-5429
  • JacksonWoodville Community Center
    Alternative School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 10-12 | 123 students3950 Catherine St
    JacksonMI 49203
    (517)841-8700
    3.610-12123

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