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West High School
  • Public
  • WAUSAU, WI

Report Card

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

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West High School is a highly rated, public school located in WAUSAU, WI. It has 1,366 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 34% in reading.

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1200 W WAUSAU AVE
WAUSAU, WI 54401
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
34%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1270
5 responses
Average ACT
26
129 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$46,824
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$708
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$121,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Homecoming, Football Games, or Hockey State
    45%
  • The Battle Royale
    18%
  • Basketball games, baseball games, DECA activities
    14%
  • National Honors Society, Volley for the Cure
    14%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,366
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,725
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,840 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 28 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 28 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 28 responses

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