West Side Leadership Academy

  • West Side Leadership Academy serves 755 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Side Leadership Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • West Side Leadership Academy's student population of 755 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Side Leadership Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 34:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Side Leadership Academy is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1646 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
93%
12%
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White
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69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.120.51
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Graduation Rate75-79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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This school is the worse school ever. It doesn't teach you anything, and the school is completely broke.
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