Putnam City West High School

8500 Northwest 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Putnam City West High School serves 1,636 students in grades 9-12.
Putnam City West High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Oklahoma state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 54% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in OK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Putnam City West High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Putnam City West High School's student population of 1,636 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Putnam City West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,674 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Putnam City West High School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (OK)
Overall Testing Rank
#1287 out of 1674 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
26%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
53%
19%
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Black
17%
8%
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White
20%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
12%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
79%
78%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Putnam City West High School's ranking?
Putnam City West High School is ranked #1287 out of 1,674 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oklahoma.
What schools are Putnam City West High School often compared to?
Putnam City West High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Putnam City North High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% OK state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 26% OK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Putnam City West High School?
The graduation rate of Putnam City West High School is 79%, which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 78%.
How many students attend Putnam City West High School?
1,636 students attend Putnam City West High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Putnam City West High School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Putnam City West High School?
Putnam City West High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 15:1.
What grades does Putnam City West High School offer ?
Putnam City West High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Putnam City West High School part of?
Putnam City West High School is part of Putnam City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education

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