West Springfield High School
West Springfield High School serves 2,219 students in grades 9-12.
West Springfield High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).
West Springfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
West Springfield High School's student population of 2,219 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
West Springfield High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Springfield High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
The school is in desperate need of renovation and is a terrible learning environment. Issues include previous asbestos in carpets, mold in ceilings and water fountains, overflowing toilets, graffiti, and cooling and heating problems. As a student who suffers from chronic headaches, i believe it is the building causing the majority of them.
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