Westside High School

806 Pearman Dairy Road
Anderson, SC 29625
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westside High School serves 1,653 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Westside High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Westside High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 1,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#265 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
49%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.62
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Graduation Rate
79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside High School is Anderson Five Career Campus (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert Anderson Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centerville Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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