Westside Junior High School



Westside Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 267
7 222
8 207
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Junior High School is a public elementary school located in Walker, LA in the Livingston Parish School District. It enrolls 696 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 696
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.19

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Westside Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 374
(54%)
9,846
(51%)
 Female 322
(46%)
9,299
(49%)

Westside Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 563
(81%)
16,244
(85%)
 Black 93
(13%)
1,497
(8%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
1,041
(5%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
146
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
166
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
36
(0%)

Westside Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 319
(46%)
9,025
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(44%)
8,189
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(11%)
1,931
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Westside Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) is lower than the state average of 64.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westside Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 679
2006 735
2007 576
2008 604
2009 588
2010 618
2011 636
2012 646
2013 618
2014 639
2015 696

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 20.4
2007 18.6
2008 17.8
2009 15.5
2010 15.5
2011 19.2
2012 18.8
2013 17.9
2014 18.2
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5360824742268
2006 0.48299319727891
2007 0.46701388888889
2008 0.58112582781457
2009 0.48809523809524
2010 0.50485436893204
2011 0.54716981132075
2012 0.56811145510836
2013 0.56472491909385
2014 0.54773082942097
2015 0.54166666666667

Compare Westside Junior High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 64.3%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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