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Western High School
  • Public, All-Girls
  • BALTIMORE, MD

Report Card

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

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Western High School is a public school located in BALTIMORE, MD. It has 1,142 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
990
410 responses
Average ACT
22
11 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$56,490
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,195
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$158,200
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
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
59%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 200 responses
  • Unity Day
    19%
  • Revel
    18%
  • Spirit week
    16%
  • Graduation
    15%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Prep rally
    10%
  • Big Sister, Little Sister tradition
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,142
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 49 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 49 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 49 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,235
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.7%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,570 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 82 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 82 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 82 responses

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