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West Central High School
  • Public
  • HARTFORD, SD

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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West Central High School is a public school located in HARTFORD, SD. It has 409 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1160
12 responses
Average ACT
25
166 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$93,762
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$740
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$212,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 25 responses
  • Football Games
    24%
  • Homecoming Week
    24%
  • Prep Ralley
    16%
  • Dances
    12%
  • Theater rehearsals/performances
    8%
  • Concert Choir rehearsals/performances
    4%
  • Fitness
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
409
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,427
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.4%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$9,615 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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