Westside High School

2851 Heath Rd,

Macon, GA, 31206-

Tel: (478)779-3813
Grades: 9-12

1,198 students

Westside High School serves 1,198 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 1198 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,198 students
Westside High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Westside High School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Westside High School 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 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Westside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Westside High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Westside High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
86%
37%
Westside High School Black (1998-2012)
White
9%
44%
Westside High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westside High School Sch Ethnicity Westside High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.25 0.66
Westside High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
74%
51%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,588 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
41
5
Number of Students Managed 28,588 3,298
Bibb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 49% 66%
Bibb County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $34 MM
Bibb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $297 MM $36 MM
Bibb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,488 $9,939
Bibb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,911 $10,367
Bibb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Macon Weaver Middle School
    2570 Heath Rd
    Macon , GA , 31206
    (478)779-4630
    0.5  mi  |  964  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Macon Morgan Elementary School
    4901 Faubus Ave
    Macon , GA , 31204
    (478)779-2409
    1.8  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Macon Union Elementary School
    4831 Mamie Carter Dr
    Macon , GA , 31210
    (478)773-2629
    1.9  mi  |  610  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Macon Heritage Elementary School
    6050 Thomaston Rd
    Macon , GA , 31220
    (478)779-4715
    2.1  mi  |  762  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Macon Bloomfield Middle School
    4375 Bloomfield Rd
    Macon , GA , 31206
    (478)779-4800
    2.6  mi  |  511  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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