Western Branch High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
18.1
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,176 Students
  • 138 Teachers

Western Branch High
1968 BRUIN PLACE
CHESAPEAKE, VA 23321

Phone: (757) 638-7900

District: Chesapeake City Public Schools

Overview

At Western Branch High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Western Branch High is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 50 percent. Western Branch High is 1 of 7 high schools in the Chesapeake City Public Schools.

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 2,176
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 50%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 18%
Full-Time Teachers 138

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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 95%
Proficient in Math 80%
College Readiness Index 18.1

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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 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 7
Total Students 12,840
Proficient in Reading (district average) 94%
Proficient in Math (district average) 79%
College Readiness (district average) 19.8

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Nearby Schools

Western Branch High is 1 of 7 schools in the Chesapeake City Public Schools.

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