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West Side Magnet School

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Posted August 22, 2009

Great school..my kids love the school and I am happy with the teachers and staff
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2009

I love this school!!! They always keep the parents informed on everything that goes on there and the teachers are wonderful. Thank you Westside for the wonderful education you are giving my daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2009

WSMS has a nice environment, and there are no cliques. Everybody is friends with each other and there are rarely any fights. I am proud to say that I'm a student there.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 23, 2009

My child started going to Westside last year and loves it! The focus on the arts is wonderful and provides the children a well-balanced education in an environment that is full of creativity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 29, 2008

My daughter has been a student at West Side for 3 years. The fine arts emphasis in the regular education classes as well as the arts classes has been such a positive aspect for her educational experience. We are very fortunate to have a school like WSMS here in LaGrange.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

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87%

2011

 
 
95%

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95%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

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80%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

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95%

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100%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

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75%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

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83%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
99%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 92% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 96% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
88%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 85% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
82%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
74%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
72%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 82% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
84%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

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American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

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Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

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Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

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Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

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Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

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Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

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Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 44% 37%
White 42% 44%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Hispanic 4% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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