West High School

  • West High School serves 2,750 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26%.

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School Overview

  • West High School's student population of 2,750 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,750 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • West High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#452 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
45%
17%
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Black
5%
1%
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White
35%
74%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.42
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Graduation Rate
84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to West High School is City Academy (1.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Open Classroom (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Wasatch School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salt Lake City Wasatch School
    Grades: K-6 | 455 students
    0.4 miles
    30 R Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)578-8564
    0.4 K-6 455
  • Salt Lake City Washington School
    Grades: PK-6 | 349 students
    0.4 miles
    420 N 200 W
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)578-8140
    0.4 PK-6 349
  • Salt Lake City Mary W. Jackson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 457 students
    0.6 miles
    750 W 200 N
    Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    (801)578-8165
    0.6 PK-6 457
  • Salt Lake City Open Classroom Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    1.1 miles
    134 D Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)578-8144
    1.1 PK-8 371
  • Salt Lake City Guadalupe School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 303 students
    1.4 miles
    1385 N 1200 W
    Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    (801)531-6100
    1.4 K-6 303

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