PROFICIENCY 18% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Westside High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "WESTSIDE CONS. SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Jonesboro, AR. There are a total of 662 students and 48 teachers at Westside High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 274 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Westside High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.0%, which is 36% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch274
Reduced lunch81


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment88
Taking some courses88
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses20
Passing no courses68

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Westside High School, there are a total of 88 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 88 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 5%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Westside High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 92.7% 93.0% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 2.8% 2.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 2.7% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 1.5% 1.9% 3.1%

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Jonesboro demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9055591
Median age32.437.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

Education level achieved in Jonesboro

Completed 8th grade83.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college58.4%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Westside High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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