West High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
16.0
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,840 Students
  • 85 Teachers

West High School
1700 HILLCREST DR
ANCHORAGE, AK 99517

Phone: (907) 742-2500

District: Anchorage School District

Overview

At West High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West High School is 17 percent. The student body makeup is 47 percent male and 53 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. West High School is 1 of 19 high schools in the Anchorage School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,840
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 62%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 47%
Full-Time Teachers 85

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 75%
Proficient in Math 59%
College Readiness Index 16.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 19
Total Students 15,672
Proficient in Reading (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 58%
College Readiness (district average) 21.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

West High School is 1 of 19 schools in the Anchorage School District.

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