Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 1,597 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 1,597 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3032 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
33%
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Black
66%
22%
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White
16%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.70
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Thanks Mrs. Freeman and team for the hard and dedicated work. My son will be graduate this Thursday and we had never any issues what was not solved with this school.
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this school from my time there in 69,70, was an amazing school, great teachers, staff, and the great coauching crew. the pc nataion took her hearst and school, and now so ashamed the school i loved.......
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