West High School

  • West High School serves 831 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • West High School's student population of 831 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1803 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
48%
70%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.710.28
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Graduation Rate
85%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreen Bay Area Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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  • Green Bay Bay View Alternative School
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    0.7 miles
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  • Green Bay Green Bay Head Start
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