West Senior High School

  • West Senior High School serves 1,614 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

West Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • West Senior High School's student population of 1,614 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Senior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#422 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
90%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.190.53
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Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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