West Senior High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#800
College Readiness Index
39.0
Math Proficiency
3.3
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,907 Students
  • 99 Teachers

West Senior High School
2901 MELROSE AVE
IOWA CITY, IA 52246

Phone: (319) 688-1050

District: Iowa City Comm School District

Overview

West Senior High School is ranked 4th within Iowa. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Senior High School is 43 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 30 percent. West Senior High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Iowa City Comm School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#800
State Rank
#4

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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 1,907
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 30%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 22%
Full-Time Teachers 99

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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 89%
Proficient in Math 92%
College Readiness Index 39.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

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

District

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

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,459
Proficient in Reading (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 72%
College Readiness (district average) 30.8

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Nearby Schools

West Senior High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Iowa City Comm School District.

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