West Ashley High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
11.0
Math Proficiency
2.4
English Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,861 Students
  • 127 Teachers

West Ashley High
4060 WEST WILDCAT BLVD
CHARLESTON, SC 29414

Phone: (843) 573-1201

District: Charleston County School District

Overview

At West Ashley High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Ashley High is 16 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 60 percent. West Ashley High is 1 of 14 high schools in the Charleston County School District.

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 1,861
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 60%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 54%
Full-Time Teachers 127

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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 50%
Proficient in Math 47%
College Readiness Index 11.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size 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 14
Total Students 12,792
Proficient in English (district average) 56%
Proficient in Math (district average) 51%
College Readiness (district average) 21.3

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

Nearby Schools

West Ashley High is 1 of 14 schools in the Charleston County School District.

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