Western High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
4.3
Math Proficiency
2.3
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
9:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 829 Students
  • 96 Teachers

Western High School
2501 ROCKFORD LN
LOUISVILLE, KY 40216

Phone: (502) 485-8344

District: Jefferson County Public Schools

Overview

At Western High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Western High School is 10 percent. The student body makeup is 57 percent male and 43 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 74 percent. Western High School is 1 of 21 high schools in the Jefferson County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Bronze

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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 829
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 74%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 84%
Full-Time Teachers 96

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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 42%
College Readiness Index 4.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
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 21
Total Students 26,898
Proficient in Reading (district average) 68%
Proficient in Math (district average) 51%
College Readiness (district average) 17.2

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