Westside High An Early College Academy

  • Westside High An Early College Academy serves 1,653 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
  • Westside High An Early College Academy operates within the Anderson 05 School District.
  • Anderson 05 School District's 66% graduation rate is equal to the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,653 students
Westside High An Early College Academy Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Westside High An Early College Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Westside High An Early College Academy Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Westside High An Early College Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Westside High An Early College Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Westside High An Early College Academy Asian Students (1996-2012)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Westside High An Early College Academy Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
39%
35%
Westside High An Early College Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
White
52%
52%
Westside High An Early College Academy White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westside High An Early College Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Westside High An Early College Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.58 0.42
Westside High An Early College Academy 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.
n/a n/a
Westside High An Early College Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Westside High An Early College Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Anderson 05 School District's student population of 12,767 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,113 in this district is less than the state average of $11,514. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,419 is less than the state average of $11,294. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Anderson 05 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 12,767 3,454
Anderson 05 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 66% 66%
Anderson 05 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $40 MM
Anderson 05 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $133 MM $39 MM
Anderson 05 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,113 $11,514
Anderson 05 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,419 $11,294
Anderson 05 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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