Western Heights Middle School



Western Heights Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Heights Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 248
7 258
8 234
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Heights Middle School is a public elementary school located in Hagerstown, MD in the Washingtion County Public Schools. It enrolls 740 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 740
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.5

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Western Heights Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 384
(52%)
8,037
(51%)
 Female 356
(48%)
7,830
(49%)

Western Heights Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 407
(55%)
10,898
(69%)
 Black 147
(20%)
2,005
(13%)
 Two or More 112
(15%)
1,333
(8%)
 Hispanic 63
(9%)
1,249
(8%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
348
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Western Heights Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 447
(60%)
7,733
(49%)
 Not Eligible 255
(34%)
7,445
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
689
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Western Heights Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.5%) is higher than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Western Heights Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 618
2007 652
2008 681
2009 680
2010 671
2011 692
2012 715
2013 737
2014 712
2015 740

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14
2007 13.3
2008 11.4
2009 11
2010 10.3
2011 13.3
2012 13.8
2013 14.5
2014 14.4
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59481361426256
2006 0.60517799352751
2007 0.6319018404908
2008 0.64464023494861
2009 0.62941176470588
2010 0.69597615499255
2011 0.65751445086705
2012 0.7006993006993
2013 0.6729986431479
2014 0.70365168539326
2015 0.65540540540541

Compare Western Heights Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.5%
 

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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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