West High School

2901 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246 | (319) 688-1050
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,789
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,789 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jerry Arganbright
  • Fax: (319) 688-1059
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,789
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 104.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 928 (51.9%)
  • Females: 861 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (3.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 327 (18.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 393 (22.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.06%
Black25614.3%
Asian1669.3%
Hispanic1076.0%
White1,25970.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade46626.0%
10th Grade47426.5%
11th Grade40722.8%
12th Grade44224.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 47%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:53%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,678
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,54419%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,60781%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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