West High School

  • West High School serves 774 students in grades 9-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • West High School operates within the Columbus City School District.
  • Columbus City School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 774 students has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 774 students
West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
West High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 15:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
n/a
2%
West High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
13%
5%
West High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
35%
16%
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
46%
72%
West High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
5%
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.23
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
100%
40%
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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
5%
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Columbus City School District's student population of 51,183 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,824. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,851 is higher than the state average of $11,656. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Columbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
113
2
Number of Students Managed 51,183 909
Columbus City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 89%
Columbus City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $899 MM $12 MM
Columbus City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $901 MM $11 MM
Columbus City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,807 $12,824
Columbus City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,851 $11,656
Columbus City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
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    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.5 miles
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    ColumbusOH 43204
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    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.7 miles
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    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-5923
    0.7PK-5411
  • ColumbusHighland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
    0.8 miles
    40 S Highland Ave
    ColumbusOH 43223
    (614)365-5935
    0.8PK-5310
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    0.8 miles
    2989 Valleyview Dr
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614)365-6312
    0.8PK-5298

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