5530 Firestone Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Westside High School serves 1,597 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 1,597 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School (Fourth, Nine-Week Period Ends)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of School
August 15, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.53, 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 Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3081 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
A special thanks to Coach Deboels for keeping his promise with my son Kaloun Walker (RB) in Football, in the classroom.. he is maintaining an A: B average throughout his 4yrs at Westside High and passed all requirements needed for College.
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5  
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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2  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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