West Seattle High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
16.5
Algebra Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 995 Students
  • 51 Teachers

West Seattle High School
3000 CALIFORNIA AV SW
SEATTLE, WA 98116

Phone: (206) 252-8800

District: Seattle Public Schools

Overview

At West Seattle High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Seattle High School is 31 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 61 percent. West Seattle High School is 1 of 17 high schools in the Seattle 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 995
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 61%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 44%
Full-Time Teachers 51

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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 Algebra 67%
College Readiness Index 16.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large 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 17
Total Students 13,726
Proficient in Reading (district average) 67%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 54%
College Readiness (district average) 27.1

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

Nearby Schools

West Seattle High School is 1 of 17 schools in the Seattle Public Schools.

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