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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Westwood High School is an above average, public school located in Mesa, AZ. It has 3,225 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 29% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.
Address
945 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Mesa, AZ 85201
Telephone
(480) 472-0200
Website
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Westwood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
73%
Average SAT
1160
254 responses
Average ACT
26
127 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$58,580
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,033
National
$949
Median Home Value
$225,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.75 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.75 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 170 responses
Report
  • Cultural Assembly
    22%
  • All of them, they're never the same and always fun
    18%
  • Burn the bunny
    15%
  • Curtain Time
    15%
  • Homecoming parade
    14%
  • Sadie hawkins
    6%
  • Sweetheart Dance
    4%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,225
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.82 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.82 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.82 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,248
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.6%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.100 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.100 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.100 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,431/ year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.117 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.117 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.117 responses
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I loved westwood! The diversity in race, culture, religion, etc. made the experience so great. I met someone new everyday and learned from them and their experiences. The teachers were great and taught me not only school related material but life skills and lessons. Everyone at Westwood had school pride and acted as though we were a big family. I loved my high school experience. Westwood warrior for life!
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The teachers in International Baccalaureate were great! I learned a lot, especially about preparing for college. Most of my teachers were a large inspiration in my life.
I am currently involved in the IB Program here at Westwood Highschool and I love how diverse the school is. The teachers at this school are very well prepared and teach to their fullest potential. All of the teachers here want to see their students strive and become a successful person in the future. Westwood has over 15 clubs on campus that offer students the opportunity to interact with students while earning Service Learning Hours. These clubs allow for students to participate and learn about different ways to help the community and how to become a leader.(I am in about 8 different clubs, two of which I hold a place as an officer). Overall, my Westwood experience has led me to giving it an A+.