Westside High An Early College Academy

Westside High An Early College Academy serves 1,724 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
Westside High An Early College Academy operates within the Anderson 05 School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1724 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,724 students
Westside High An Early College Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westside High An Early College Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Westside High An Early College Academy Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westside High An Early College Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 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 18:1 16:1
Westside High An Early College Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Westside High An Early College Academy Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
40%
35%
Westside High An Early College Academy Black Students (1988-2014)
White
52%
52%
Westside High An Early College Academy White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Westside High An Early College Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Westside High An Early College Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.57 0.41
Westside High An Early College Academy 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.
57%
51%
Westside High An Early College Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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%
Westside High An Early College Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,791 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,714 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,148 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Anderson 05 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
8
Number of Students Managed 12,791 4,192
Anderson 05 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 67%
Anderson 05 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $121 MM $38 MM
Anderson 05 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $139 MM $39 MM
Anderson 05 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,714 $9,366
Anderson 05 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,148 $9,666
Anderson 05 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Anderson Five Career Campus High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School Of Inquiry And Innovation A (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centerville Academy Of 21st Century Learning (1 miles away)
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