Westside High School

Westside High School serves 1,141 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Westside High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
The school district's 49% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1141 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,141 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
3%
13%
Black
87%
37%
White
9%
44%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.24 0.40
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.
76%
52%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,533 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
5
Number of Students Managed 28,533 3,197
Graduation Rate 49% 66%
District Total Revenue $262 MM $34 MM
District Spending $297 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,488 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,911 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwest High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Weaver Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morgan Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MaconWeaver Middle School
    2570 Heath Rd
    MaconGA 31206
    (478)779-4630
    0.5 mi | 924 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MaconMorgan Elementary School
    4901 Faubus Ave
    MaconGA 31204
    (478)779-2409
    1.8 mi | 526 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconUnion Elementary School
    4831 Mamie Carter Dr
    MaconGA 31210
    (478)773-2629
    1.9 mi | 612 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconHeritage Elementary School
    6050 Thomaston Rd
    MaconGA 31220
    (478)779-4715
    2.1 mi | 819 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MaconBloomfield Middle School
    4375 Bloomfield Rd
    MaconGA 31206
    (478)779-4800
    2.6 mi | 526 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 16, 2009 - Many interesting art courses to choose from as well as science! High level classes offered as well as AP and college connections. If you can get over the fact that you are amongst a few stragglers and bums, you should have no trouble excelling as one of many elite students at Westside. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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