B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
850 Kerr Drive
Akron, IA 51001
Telephone
(712) 568-2020
Website

Akron Westfield Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
90%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
Average ACT
25
18 responses
AP Enrollment
1%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
Poll
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Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
159
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
12%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$13,571/ year
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.10 responses
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Akron Westfield Senior High School Reviews

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The administration is pretty average, the principal is a pretty cool guy if your good student. Students who misbehave don't like him because he is strict about the rules, but all for the benefit of the student body.

The school has this Zeros Not Permitted program that means you have to turn in assignments and the only way you can get zeros is if you cheat. So if an assignment is late of incomplete, you get "ZAP"ed, which means you either have to go to that teacher during Success Time or stay after school on Wednesdays. It's not really that big of a deal as long as you get your work done, but can kind of be a nuisance is you have homework out because you were sick or gone for an event.
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Akron is your average small town high school. Most students love it, but I often find the lack of diversity and "everyone knows everybody" mentality a little suffocating. You feel as if your personal life gets little privacy here. Overall, I believe the best thing about the school is the teachers. They are fun, genuinely care for their students, and active to help provide excellent extracirriculars.
We have so many after school activities I can't even count all of them! Whether it be for sports, fine arts, or academics, extracurricular activities are very popular here, and are very respected.