West Side Leadership Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
3.7
Algebra Proficiency
2.2
English Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,464 Students
  • 86 Teachers

West Side Leadership Academy
9TH AND GERRY ST
GARY, IN 46406

Phone: (219) 977-2100

District: Gary Community School Corp

Overview

At West Side Leadership Academy, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Side Leadership Academy is 12 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. West Side Leadership Academy is 1 of 4 high schools in the Gary Community School Corp.

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 1,464
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 71%
Full-Time Teachers 86

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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 English 57%
Proficient in Algebra 16%
College Readiness Index 3.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small 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 4
Total Students 4,193
Proficient in English (district average) 51%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 23%
College Readiness (district average) 4.2

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Nearby Schools

West Side Leadership Academy is 1 of 4 schools in the Gary Community School Corp.

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