Western Hills School



Western Hills School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Hills School Students by Grade
PK 102
K 82
1 64
2 69
3 84
4 71
5 69
6 66
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Hills School is a public elementary school located in Kearns, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 607 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Hills School is the 258th largest public school in Utah and the 12,812th largest nationally. It has 28.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,812th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 258th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 596th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 414th out of 611

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Western Hills School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 304
(50%)
19,836
(49%)
 Male 303
(50%)
20,986
(51%)

Western Hills School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 290
(48%)
13,608
(33%)
 White 257
(42%)
21,948
(54%)
 Pacific Islander 25
(4%)
1,524
(4%)
 Black 19
(3%)
1,327
(3%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
1,595
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
615
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
205
(1%)

Western Hills School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 520
(86%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(14%)
5,555
(14%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
7,805
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Western Hills School is ranked 66th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Hills School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.0%. 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 Hills School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 558
2006 543
2007 613
2008 598
2009 508
2010 621
2011 605
2012 607

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20.1
2007 20.4
2008 31.6
2009 19.5
2010 25.7
2011 26.1
2012 28.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84229390681004
2006 0.088397790055249
2007 0.82871125611746
2008 0.39297658862876
2009 1.0413385826772
2010 0.69243156199678
2011 0.79834710743802
2012 0.99505766062603

Compare Western Hills School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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