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 18:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students891 students
Western High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeWestern High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
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)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Western High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestern High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI 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.
0.190.50
Western High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
23%
41%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

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 87% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,060 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,464 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District NameWestern School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed2,927760
Western School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%82%
Western School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$27 MM$11 MM
Western School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$25 MM$11 MM
Western School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,060$11,681
Western School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,464$11,849
Western School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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