Westside High School

Westside High School serves 854 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Westside High School operates within the Richmond County School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 854 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 854 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Westside High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Westside High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
52%
37%
Westside High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
36%
44%
Westside High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Westside High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Westside High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.40
Westside High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
46%
52%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,252 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,609 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,488 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Richmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 35,252 3,197
Richmond County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 53% 66%
Richmond County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $347 MM $34 MM
Richmond County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $343 MM $36 MM
Richmond County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,609 $9,939
Richmond County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,488 $10,367
Richmond County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tutt Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warren Road Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AugustaWarren Road Elementary School
    311 Warren Rd
    AugustaGA 30907
    (706)737-7225
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 616 students                      
  • AugustaMerry Elementary School
    415 Boy Scout Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7185
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 365 students                      
  • AugustaTutt Middle School
    495 Boy Scout Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7288
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 535 students                      
  • AugustaNational Hills Elementary School
    1215 Northwood Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7266
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 234 students                      
  • AugustaGarrett Elementary School
    1100 Eisenhower Dr
    AugustaGA 30904
    (706)737-7222
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 285 students                      

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