West End High School

  • West End High School serves 401 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West End High School's student population of 401 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West End High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West End High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#990 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
96%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West End High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.080.34
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Graduation Rate80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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This is the best school I have been to!! If your child needs more respect confidence education and less drama come here to west end this is honestly the best school . We have very intelligent fellow student class members, and high test scores . When summer started I was upset cause I wanted to go back to school and here I am 2 days away!!
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