Westside High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,417
Best High School in Florida
#379
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)573-1170
 Location 5530 FIRESTONE RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32244
Charter School No

Westside High School has an academic rating well below the average for Florida high schools based on its low test performance, average graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 379th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Westside High School student body is primarily Black with a sizeable White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White21.2%300
Black63.2%896
Hispanic9.9%140
Asian Pacific1.8%26
Native American Indian0.4%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races3.5%49

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Lower 44.4%

49.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL students are largely middle income and rank 263rd in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman419
Sophomore384
Junior332
Senior282
Total1,417

Completions

Graduation Rate
87%
Rank in Florida
196th
Rating
5 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students87%
Florida Median86%
Percentile58%
White80% to 89%*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
19%
Rank in Florida
452nd
Rating
1 out of 10

Students at Westside High School scored an average 19% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly lower than the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 2.4% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls19%22%
Boys18%18%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*less than 50%*
Black16%14%
Hispanic15% to 19%*11% to 19%*
Multiracial--
White25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
With Disabilites15% to 19%*10% to 14%*
Limited English11% to 19%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
770

The average SAT score for Westside High School students in 2014 was 770.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
50%
Rank in Florida
308th
Rating
3 out of 10

310 out of 614 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Florida median rate of 57% and in the bottom 33% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
2%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Westside High School offers 2 AP courses. 2 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 2% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Westside High School had 2 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the Florida state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate -200% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 2% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Courses Offered 2

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.9%12
Boys0.7%5
Girls1.1%7
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students22.9%304
Boys24.6%173
Girls21%131
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students10.9%144
Boys12.7%89
Girls7.8%55

Location

Westside High School
5530 FIRESTONE RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32244
(904)573-1170

2 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL