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Westwood High School
  • Public
  • MESA, AZ

Report Card

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

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Westwood High School is a highly rated, public school located in MESA, AZ. It has 3,367 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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Westwood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1170
299 responses
Average ACT
26
162 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$64,468
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,127
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$260,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 83 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 83 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 189 responses
  • Cultural Assembly
    22%
  • All of them, they're never the same and always fun
    18%
  • Burn the bunny
    15%
  • Curtain Time
    14%
  • Homecoming parade
    13%
  • Sadie hawkins
    6%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,367
Free or Reduced Lunch
65%
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 90 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 90 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 90 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,971
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.4%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 108 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 108 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 108 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,772 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 125 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 125 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 125 responses

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