Bay City Western High School

500 West Midland Rd
Auburn, MI 48611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bay City Western High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤1% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bay City Western High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bay City Western High School's student population of 1,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Bay City Western High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bay City Western High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3001 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.52
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBay City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bay City Western High School is Freeland Middle Schoolhigh School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Western Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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