Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 1,109 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Westside High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
  • Bibb County School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1109 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,109 students
Westside High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Westside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Westside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Westside High School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Westside High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
88%
37%
Westside High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
8%
42%
Westside High School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westside High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Westside High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.22 0.41
Westside High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
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Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Bibb County School District's student population of 23,563 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,399 is higher than the state average of $9,769. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,800 is higher than the state average of $9,774. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Bibb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
5
Number of Students Managed 23,563 3,306
Bibb County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 54% 69%
Bibb County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $32 MM
Bibb County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $265 MM $32 MM
Bibb County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,399 $9,769
Bibb County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,800 $9,774
Bibb County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  2/16/2009
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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