Fort Pierce Westwood High School

  • Fort Pierce Westwood High School serves 1,715 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Pierce Westwood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Fort Pierce Westwood High School's student population of 1,715 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Pierce Westwood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Pierce Westwood High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3159 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
56%
22%
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White
18%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Pierce Westwood High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.600.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Pierce Westwood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Lucie School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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