Westside High School (Closed 2008)

  • Westside High School served 557 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the TN average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 94% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 36%.
  • Westside High School operated within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 72% graduation rate was lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students557 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender %Westside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1989-2007)
Students by GradeWestside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2007)
Westside High School Black Students (1998-2007)
Westside High School Black Students (1989-2007)
Westside High School White Students (1989-2007)
All Ethnic GroupsWestside High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.110.28
Westside High School Diversity Score (1989-2007)

District Comparison

School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed93,6253,517
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate72%83%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,093 MM$31 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$1,153 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,159$8,682
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,717$8,365
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Tennessee public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Davidson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.