5376 North Long Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Senior High School serves 1,650 students in grades 9-12.
West Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

West Senior High School's student population of 1,650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

West Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Senior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. 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 (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#465 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
90%
65%
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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
0.19
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Graduation Rate
94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Senior High School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

What is the graduation rate of West Senior High School?

The graduation rate of West Senior High School is 94%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 85%.

How many students attend West Senior High School?

1,650 students attend West Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

90% of West Senior High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

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

West Senior High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does West Senior High School offer ?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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