West High School

  • West High School serves 1,426 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 35%.
  • West High School operates within the Wichita School District.
  • Wichita School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1426 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,426 students
West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
West High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
West High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
38%
19%
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
7%
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
36%
65%
West High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
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West High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
5%
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.70 0.31
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
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West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Wichita School District's student population of 50,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,871 in this district is less than the state average of $13,603. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,272 is less than the state average of $13,446. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
3
Number of Students Managed 50,311 531
Wichita School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 77% 87%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $598 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $618 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,871 $13,603
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,272 $13,446
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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