2851 Heath Rd
Macon, GA 31206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westside High School serves 1,137 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 1,137 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.22, 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 Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2136 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
88%
37%
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White
6%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
70%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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