Westside High School

Westside High School serves 1,738 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Westside High School operates within the Anderson 05 School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is equal to the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,738 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Westside High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westside High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Westside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Westside High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Westside High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
37%
37%
Westside High School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
52%
Westside High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.56 0.70
Westside High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
50%
51%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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 13,265 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Anderson 05 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 13,265 4,051
Anderson 05 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 66%
Anderson 05 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $124 MM $37 MM
District Spending $137 MM $43 MM
Anderson 05 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,962 $9,170
Anderson 05 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,024 $10,604
Anderson 05 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is T. L. Hanna High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School Of Inquiry And Innovation (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitehall Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Anderson Whitehall Elementary School
    Magnet School
    702 Whitehall Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29625
    (864)260-5255
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Anderson Centerville Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1529 Whitehall Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29625
    (864)260-5100
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Anderson Lakeside Middle School Of Inquiry And Innovation
    Magnet School
    315 Pearman Dairy Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29625
    (864)260-5135
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  666  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Anderson New Prospect Elementary School
    Magnet School
    126 New Prospect Church Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29625
    (864)260-5195
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Anderson West Market Early Childhood And Education Center
    Magnet School
    1909 Dobbins Bridge Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29626
    (864)260-5200
    Magnet School
    1.6  mi  |  221  students  |  Gr.  PK

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Anderson, SC public schools have a 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. of 0.37, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Anderson is Anderson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.