3505 W Locust
Davenport, IA 52804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West High School serves 1,445 students in grades 9-12.
West High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

West High School's student population of 1,445 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1163 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
12%
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Black
12%
7%
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White
63%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
79%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are West High School often compared to?

West High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North High School, Central High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% IA state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).

What is the graduation rate of West High School?

The graduation rate of West High School is 79%, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 88%.

How many students attend West High School?

1,445 students attend West High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of West High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West High School?

West High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.

What grades does West High School offer ?

West High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is West High School part of?

West High School is part of Davenport Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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