Westside High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
8701 Pacific Street

Omaha, NE 68114
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (402)343-2600
  • Westside High School serves 1,975 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Westside High School operates within the Westside Community s School District.
  • Westside Community s School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1975 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has declined by 6% over five 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

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NE) School Average
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)
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

  • Westside Community s School District's student population of 6,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 83% over five 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 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 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)
Graduation Rate84%91%
Westside Community s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2016)
District Total Revenue$73 MM$5 MM
Westside Community s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$71 MM$5 MM
Westside Community s School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,135$16,894
Westside Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$11,768$15,659
Westside Community s School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Omaha Loveland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 298 students
    0.4 miles
    8201 Pacific Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
    (402)390-6455
    0.4 PK-6 298
  • Omaha Carl A Swanson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 302 students
    0.6 miles
    8601 Harney Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
    (402)390-6485
    0.6 PK-6 302
  • Omaha Sunset Hills Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 159 students
    0.8 miles
    9503 Walnut St
    Omaha, NE 68124
    (402)390-6480
    0.8 PK-6 159
  • Omaha Westside Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 961 students
    0.9 miles
    8601 Arbor St
    Omaha, NE 68124
    (402)390-6464
    0.9 7-8 961
  • Omaha Oakdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 326 students
    1.4 miles
    9801 W Center Rd
    Omaha, NE 68124
    (402)390-6460
    1.4 PK-6 326

School Reviews

5  12/6/2014
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Nebraska public schools have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Nebraska is Omaha School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nebraska or national school diversity statistics.