West High 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
Algebra 3.1 2.7 2.5
English 3.2 3.0 2.8

English Proficiency Distribution

English proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Missouri Assessment Program test.

Total Students Tested 324
Below Basic 3%
Basic 12%
Proficient 49%
Advanced 36%

Algebra Proficiency Distribution

Algebra proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Missouri Assessment Program test.

Total Students Tested 199
Below Basic 3%
Basic 18%
Proficient 45%
Advanced 35%

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 107.8
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 8.8

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 63.9
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 86.4
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -22.5
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 18.5

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 38.7
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 42%
Participant Passing Rate 90%
Exams Per Test Taker 3.4
Exam Pass Rate 84%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 38%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 3.2

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Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

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

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