West Ashley High School

West Ashley High School serves 1,759 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
West Ashley High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
Charleston 01 School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1759 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,759 students
West Ashley High School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % West Ashley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
West Ashley High School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade West Ashley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
West Ashley High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
West Ashley High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
West Ashley High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
50%
35%
West Ashley High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
43%
52%
West Ashley High School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Ashley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.57 0.41
West Ashley High School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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.
43%
51%
West Ashley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
8%
6%
West Ashley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Charleston 01 School District's student population of 45,650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,195 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,230 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
8
Number of Students Managed 45,650 4,192
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 67%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $525 MM $38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $656 MM $39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,195 $9,366
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,230 $9,666
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (1 miles away)
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