Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 1,975 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Westside High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.
  • Westside High School operates within the Westside Community s School District.
  • Westside Community s School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the Nebraska state average of 87%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 1975 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,975 students
Westside High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Westside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWestside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Westside High School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Westside High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
7%
18%
Westside High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
8%
7%
Westside High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
78%
68%
Westside High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Westside High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWestside High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.27
Westside High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
94%
87%
Westside High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westside High School is Westside Community s School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westside Community s School District's student population of 6,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 87% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,135 in this district is less than the state average of $16,894. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,768 is less than the state average of $15,659. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameWestside Community s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    14
    2
    Number of Students Managed6,123311
    Westside Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    72%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    87%
    82%
    District Graduation Rate
    94%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$73 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$71 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,135$16,894
    District Spending / Student$11,768$15,659
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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