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 Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 94% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students557 students
This chart display total students of Westside High School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Westside High School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Westside High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Westside High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westside High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Black
94%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westside High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
6%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.110.54
This chart display the diversity score of Westside High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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