Western High School

4600 Falls Rd,

Baltimore, MD, 21209-4915

Tel: (410)396-7040
Grades: 9-12

981 students

Western High School serves 981 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Western High School operates within the Baltimore City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 981 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 981 students
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
1%
11%
Black
87%
37%
White
8%
43%
Unknown
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
0.68
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 53%
35%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,212 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
n/a
Number of Students Managed 84,212
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is K.i.p.p. Ujima Village Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Medfield Heights Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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