Westside High School

1630 Hwy 91 W
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westside High School serves 700 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Westside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 700 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#581 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
93%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.58
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestside Cons. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside High School is Annie Camp Junior High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westside Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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