Westside High School

8701 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Westside High School serves 2,039 students in grades 9-12.
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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westside High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Westside High School's student population of 2,039 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,039 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
137 teachers
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School Rankings

Westside High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#371 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
10%
7%
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White
70%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westside High School's ranking?
Westside High School is ranked #371 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Westside High School often compared to?
Westside High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Millard North High School, Burke High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westside High School?
The graduation rate of Westside High School is 94%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Westside High School?
2,039 students attend Westside High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Westside High School students are White, 10% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westside High School?
Westside High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Westside High School offer ?
Westside High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Westside High School part of?
Westside High School is part of Westside Community Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   12/6/2014
jack and jack graduated from this school so I recommend it. if you don't know who they are, google ``jack and jack.``
- Posted by Student/Alumni - samho

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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