Westside High School

5530 Firestone Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westside High School serves 1,486 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 1,486 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,486 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.57, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3398 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
36%
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Black
62%
21%
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White
15%
36%
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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
0.57
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westside High School's ranking?
Westside High School is ranked #3398 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Westside High School often compared to?
Westside High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edward H. White High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westside High School?
The graduation rate of Westside High School is 90%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Westside High School?
1,486 students attend Westside High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Westside High School students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westside High School?
Westside High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Westside High School offer ?
Westside High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Westside High School part of?
Westside High School is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

5   9/29/2021
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.
- Posted by Parent - Decindra
5   6/30/2018
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.
- Posted by Parent - Kathrin
2   10/20/2015
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.......
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Mrude

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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