Western High School

  • Western High School serves 3,133 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Western High School operates within the Broward School District.
  • Broward School District's 74% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3133 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,133 students
Western High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWestern High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Western High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
39%
31%
Western High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
23%
Western High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
49%
40%
Western High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Western High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestern High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.610.70
Western High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
53%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Broward School District's student population of 264,998 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,790 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,805 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameBroward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
346
22
Number of Students Managed264,99810,184
Broward School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate74%71%
Broward School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,548 MM$132 MM
Broward School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,812 MM$140 MM
Broward School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,790$11,888
Broward School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,805$12,571
Broward School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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