Western High School

  • Western High School serves 891 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Western High School operates within the Western School District.
  • Western School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 891 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 891 students
Western High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Western High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 20:1 19:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Western High School American Indian Students (1997-2010)
Asian
1%
3%
Western High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Western High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
2%
18%
Western High School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
90%
68%
Western High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Western High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Western 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.
0.19 0.27
Western 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.
n/a n/a
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Western School District's student population of 2,927 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,521 in this district is less than the state average of $13,282. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,441 is less than the state average of $13,147. The district spending/student has grown by 46% over four years.
School District Name Western School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,927 760
Western School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 75% 82%
Western School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
Western School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Western School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,521 $13,282
Western School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,441 $13,147
Western School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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