Westlake High School

2400 Union Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 2,269 students in grades 9-12, Westlake High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : 93% (Top 30% in GA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westlake High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Westlake High School's student population of 2,269 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,269 students
This chart display total students of Westlake High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Westlake High School
Total Classroom Teachers
117 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Westlake High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Westlake High School by grade.

School Rankings

Westlake High School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Westlake High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#904 out of 2204 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Westlake High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Westlake High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westlake High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westlake High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
94%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westlake High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westlake High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westlake High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Georgia.
0.12
This chart display the diversity score of Westlake High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Westlake High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westlake High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westlake High School's ranking?
Westlake High School is ranked #904 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westlake High School?
The graduation rate of Westlake High School is 93%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Westlake High School?
2,269 students attend Westlake High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Westlake High School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westlake High School?
Westlake High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Westlake High School offer ?
Westlake High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Westlake High School part of?
Westlake High School is part of Fulton County School District.
In what neighborhood is Westlake High School located?
Westlake High School is located in the Cliftondale neighborhood of Atlanta, GA. There are 3 other public schools located in Cliftondale.

School Reviews

Review Westlake High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Waiting for Superman: The Heroes and the Villains of Education
Waiting for Superman: The Heroes and the Villains of Education
The latest educational documentary paints a controversial picture of today's educational problems and the right solutions. Learn about both sides of the debate stirred by Waiting for Superman.
Yoga in Schools: Good Fitness or Religious Indoctrination?
Yoga in Schools: Good Fitness or Religious Indoctrination?
We delve into the recent controversy over teaching of Yoga in public schools. While some see it as a healthy way for children to gain strength and flexibility, some parents are viewing it a religious indoctrination.
Pros And Cons Of Using Technology In The Classroom
Pros And Cons Of Using Technology In The Classroom
Learn about the pros and cons of using technology in the classroom.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Quick Links