Western High School

Claimed
8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
15
Grades
9-12
Students
843
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Biology I
56%
State avg: 44%
English
86%
State avg: 79%
Algebra I
63%
State avg: 70%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1002
State avg: 989
Average ACT score
26
State avg: 22
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
88%
Two or more races
4%
Black
4%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
2%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
421 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
79%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
2600 County Road S 600 West
Russiaville, IN 46979
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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