Westside High School

Westside High School serves 861 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Westside High School operates within the Richmond County School District.
Richmond County School District's 55% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 861 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 861 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Westside High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Westside High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
55%
37%
Westside High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
33%
43%
Westside High School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Westside High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Westside 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 0.40
Westside 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.
96%
56%
Westside 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.
n/a
6%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Richmond County School District's student population of 31,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,630 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,940 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richmond County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 31,997 3,213
Richmond County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 55% 69%
Richmond County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $345 MM $36 MM
Richmond County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $355 MM $34 MM
Richmond County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,630 $10,365
Richmond County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,940 $9,935
Richmond County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tutt Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warren Road Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • AugustaWarren Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
    0.7 miles
    311 Warren Rd
    AugustaGA 30907
    (706)737-7225
    0.7PK-5633
  • AugustaMerry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    1.3 miles
    415 Boy Scout Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7185
    1.3PK-5370
  • AugustaTutt Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 512 students
    1.8 miles
    495 Boy Scout Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7288
    1.86-8512
  • AugustaNational Hills Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    2 miles
    1215 Northwood Rd
    AugustaGA 30909
    (706)737-7266
    2PK-5230
  • AugustaGarrett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    2.2 miles
    1100 Eisenhower Dr
    AugustaGA 30904
    (706)737-7222
    2.2PK-5272

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Westside High School is located in Richmond County, Georgia
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