Westside High School

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Tel: (478)779-3800
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Westside High School operates within the Bibb County School District.
  • Bibb County School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 1094 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,094 students
Westside High School Total Students (1998-2016)
Gender %Westside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1998-2016)
Students by GradeWestside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Westside High School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Westside High School Black Students (1999-2016)
Black
89%
37%
Westside High School Black Students (1998-2016)
White
7%
41%
Westside High School White Students (1998-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Westside High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWestside High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.41
Westside High School Diversity Score (1998-2016)
Graduation Rate
67%
81%
Westside High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westside High School is Bibb County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bibb County School District's student population of 24,428 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 51% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,091 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,768 is less than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameBibb County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    39
    5
    Number of Students Managed24,4283,295
    Bibb County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    72%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$272 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$239 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,091$9,937
    District Spending / Student$9,768$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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