130 Warrior Lane
Westminster, SC 29693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West-oak High School serves 811 students in grades 9-12.
West-oak High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 811 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West-oak High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

West-oak High School's student population of 811 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

West-oak High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West-oak High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#356 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
88%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
81%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West-oak High School's ranking?

West-oak High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

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

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of West-oak High School?

The graduation rate of West-oak High School is 81%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend West-oak High School?

811 students attend West-oak High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of West-oak High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

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

West-oak High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does West-oak High School offer ?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 811 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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