Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 1,094 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 1,094 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,094 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westside High School
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
89%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westside High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
7%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.200.41
This chart display the diversity score of Westside High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
67%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Westside High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Many interesting art courses to choose from as well as science! High level classes offered as well as AP and college connections. If you can get over the fact that you are amongst a few stragglers and bums, you should have no trouble excelling as one of many elite students at Westside.
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