Western School Of Technology & Env. Science

  • Western School Of Technology & Env. Science serves 905 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 98% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Western School Of Technology & Env. Science placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

Western School Of Technology & Env. Science places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Western School Of Technology & Env. Science's student population of 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school / Magnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western School Of Technology & Env. Science is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western School Of Technology & Env. Science is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#8 out of 1359 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
63%
34%
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White
13%
37%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.560.72
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Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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