Westby High School

206 West Ave S
Westby, WI 54667
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Westby High School serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
Westby High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Westby High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Westby High School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Westby High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westby High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1595 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
95%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.49
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestby Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westby High School is Laurel High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westby Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westby Westby Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 325 students
    0.0 miles
    206 West Ave S
    Westby, WI 54667
    (608) 634-0200
    0 5-8 325
  • Westby Westby Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 324 students
    0.4 miles
    122 Nelson St
    Westby, WI 54667
    (608) 634-0500
    0.4 PK-4 324
  • Viroqua Laurel High School Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    6.7 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.7 9-12 44
  • Viroqua Vernon County Area Better Futures High School Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 7 students
    6.7 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.7 10-12 7
  • Viroqua Viroqua High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
    6.7 miles
    100 Blackhawk Dr
    Viroqua, WI 54665
    (608) 637-3191
    6.7 9-12 319

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