Westwood High School

  • Westwood High School serves 1,363 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Westwood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Westwood High School's student population of 1,363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#100 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
77%
34%
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White
14%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.390.43
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Graduation Rate
80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westwood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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