Western High School

Western High School serves 3,080 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Western High School operates within the Broward School District.
Broward School District's 74% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 3080 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 139 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,080 students
Western High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Western High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 16:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Western High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
37%
30%
Western High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
23%
Western High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
41%
Western High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Western 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.
0.59 0.46
Western High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
30%
52%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Broward School District's student population of 262,666 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,947 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,977 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
367
22
Number of Students Managed 262,666 10,137
Broward School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 71%
Broward School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,548 MM $132 MM
Broward School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $2,812 MM $140 MM
Broward School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,947 $11,888
Broward School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,977 $12,571
Broward School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cypress Bay High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Ridge Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flamingo Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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