Webster County High School

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4/10
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Reviews
3
Grades
9-12 & Ungraded
Students
642
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Writing
43%
State avg: 44%
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Algebra II
46%
State avg: 42%
Biology I
35%
State avg: 38%
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3/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A worrisome sign:

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

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 88%
Average ACT score
19
State avg: 19
AP course participation
7%
State avg: 21%
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1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Equity
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
87%
Hispanic
7%
Black
4%
Two or more races
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
313 :1
State avg: 448 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 90%
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Last modified: May 3, 2017

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