West High School

West High School serves 841 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
West High School operates within the Columbus City School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 841 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 841 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
9%
4%
Black
32%
17%
White
54%
73%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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.
0.60 0.22
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.
80%
34%
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.
2%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,911 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,714 is higher than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,337 is higher than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Columbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
2
Number of Students Managed 55,911 905
Graduation Rate 55% 87%
District Total Revenue $895 MM $12 MM
District Spending $928 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,714 $10,997
District Spending / Student $17,337 $10,473
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Franklin Heights High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westmoor Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Broad Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbusWest Broad Elementary School
    2744 West Broad St
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5964
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 513 students                      
  • ColumbusWestgate Alternative Elementary School
    3080 Wicklow Rd
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5971
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 376 students                      
  • ColumbusBurroughs Elementary School
    551 South Richardson Ave
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5923
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 392 students                      
  • ColumbusHighland Elementary School
    40 South Highland Ave
    ColumbusOH 43223
    (614)365-5935
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 333 students                      
  • ColumbusValleyview Elementary School
    2989 Valleyview Dr
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-6312
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 346 students                      

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