Westside High School

  • Westside High School serves 298 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Westside High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Westside High School's student population of 298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#970 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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White
92%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.58
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestside School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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