West Iron County High School

  • West Iron County High School serves 236 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • West Iron County High School operates within the West Iron County School District.
  • West Iron County School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 236 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 236 students
West Iron County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Iron County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
West Iron County High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade West Iron County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 15:1 19:1
West Iron County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
West Iron County High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Iron County High School Asian Students (1989-2011)
Hispanic
1%
7%
West Iron County High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
West Iron County High School Black Students (1998-2012)
White
96%
68%
West Iron County High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Iron County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
West Iron County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Iron County 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.
0.08 0.27
West Iron County 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.
43%
41%
West Iron County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
10%
6%
West Iron County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Iron County School District's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,546 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,952 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Iron County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 843 760
West Iron County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 82%
West Iron County School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $10 MM
West Iron County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $9 MM $10 MM
West Iron County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,546 $12,839
West Iron County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,952 $12,841
West Iron County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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