West High School

375 N Eagle St
Oshkosh, WI 54902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,646 students in grades 9-12, West High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in WI)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

West High School's student population of 1,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

West High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
#538 out of 1984 schools
(Top 30%)
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41%
38%
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52%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
80%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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0.35
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92%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West High School's ranking?
West High School is ranked #538 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are West High School often compared to?
West High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of West High School?
The graduation rate of West High School is 92%, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 87%.
How many students attend West High School?
1,646 students attend West High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of West High School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West High School?
West High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
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 Oshkosh Area School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 92% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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