West High School

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6/10
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Reviews
29
Grades
9-12
Students
1,355
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
6/10
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.


Subject
% Proficient
English
78%
State avg: 72%
Biology I
61%
State avg: 65%
Chemistry
59%
State avg: 44%
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8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is 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
87%
State avg: 89%
Average ACT score
23
State avg: 20
AP course participation
21%
State avg: 10%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
61%
Black
27%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
310 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 90%
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29 Reviews
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Neighborhood
3300 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37919
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