Westinghouse High School

3223 W Franklin Blvd
Chicago, IL 60624
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,146 students in grades 9-12, Westinghouse High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 98% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westinghouse High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Westinghouse High School's student population of 1,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Westinghouse High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Westinghouse High School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1519 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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23%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westinghouse High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westinghouse High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
3%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Westinghouse High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
98%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Westinghouse High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westinghouse High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westinghouse High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westinghouse High School's ranking?
Westinghouse High School is ranked #1519 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Westinghouse High School often compared to?
Westinghouse High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kenwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westinghouse High School?
The graduation rate of Westinghouse High School is 98%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Westinghouse High School?
1,146 students attend Westinghouse High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Westinghouse High School students are Hispanic, 43% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westinghouse High School?
Westinghouse High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Westinghouse High School offer ?
Westinghouse High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Westinghouse High School part of?
Westinghouse High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 98% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 23% (Top 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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