Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 741 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 741 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1676 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
59%
37%
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White
31%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.69
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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