West High School

West High School serves 820 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% 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 58% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 820 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 820 students
West High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
West High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
10%
5%
West High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
34%
16%
West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
51%
73%
West High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH 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.
0.62 0.23
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
79%
39%
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
1%
5%
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,478 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,922 is higher than the state average of $11,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,419 is higher than the state average of $11,436. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Columbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
117
2
Number of Students Managed 50,478 876
Columbus City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 89%
Columbus City   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $947 MM $12 MM
Columbus City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $920 MM $12 MM
Columbus City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,922 $11,970
Columbus City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,419 $11,436
Columbus City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 497 students2744 West Broad St
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5964
    0.2PK-5497
  • ColumbusWestgate Alternative Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 372 students3080 Wicklow Rd
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5971
    0.5PK-5372
  • ColumbusBurroughs Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 410 students551 South Richardson Ave
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5923
    0.7PK-5410
  • ColumbusHighland Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 301 students40 South Highland Ave
    ColumbusOH 43223
    (614)365-5935
    0.8PK-5301
  • ColumbusValleyview Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 282 students2989 Valleyview Dr
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-6312
    0.8KG-5282

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