Westside Global Awareness Magnet

  • Westside Global Awareness Magnet serves 380 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westside Global Awareness Magnet placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Westside Global Awareness Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Westside Global Awareness Magnet's student population of 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside Global Awareness Magnet is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westside Global Awareness Magnet is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#3511 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
61%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
21%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westside Global Awareness Magnet. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.64
This chart display the diversity score of Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westside Global Awareness Magnet and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school started in a new direction, under new leadership in 2008-2009. The community has figured this out, and is rediscovering the best kept secret on the Westside. This school is going to be the place to be in the next three years.
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