West High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 2.7 2.9 3.0
Reading 2.8 2.9 3.0

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Iowa Tests of Educational Development.

Total Students Tested 230
Low 23%
Intermediate 73%
High 5%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Iowa Tests of Educational Development.

Total Students Tested 232
Low 31%
Intermediate 65%
High 3%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 75.0
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index -4.6

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 59.6
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 84.1
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -24.5
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -8.5

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 9.1
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 21%
Participant Passing Rate 25%
Exams Per Test Taker 1.3
Exam Pass Rate 25%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 5%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 1.3

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Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

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

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