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 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 94% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 35%.
  • 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 Ratio19:116:1
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 Score0.110.27
Westside High School Diversity Score (1989-2007)

District Comparison

School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed96,6143,513
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate72%83%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,093 MM$30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$1,153 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,159$8,707
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,717$8,563
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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