West High School

820 S Osage
Wichita, KS 67213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,306 students in grades 9-12, West High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

West High School's student population of 1,306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Rankings

West High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
#1259 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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2%
28%
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8%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
21%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
30%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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75%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West High School's ranking?
West High School is ranked #1259 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are West High School often compared to?
West High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
2% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 8% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of West High School?
The graduation rate of West High School is 75%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend West High School?
1,306 students attend West High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of West High School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
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 Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does West High School offer ?
West High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is West High School part of?
West High School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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