Westwood High School

  • Westwood High School serves 356 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Westwood High School's student population of 356 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students356 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westwood High School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Westwood High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Westwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#514 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Westwood High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
96%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westwood High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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 TN.
Diversity Score0.080.28
Graduation Rate75-79%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Westwood High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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