PROFICIENCY 43% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Salt Lake City

West High is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "SALT LAKE DISTRICT" in Salt Lake City, UT. There are a total of 2,341 students and n/a teachers at West High, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 1,178 free lunch students and 218 reduced lunch students.

West High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is equal to the Utah average.


Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch1178
Reduced lunch218


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment496
Taking some courses313
Taking some courses (not tests)162
Passing some courses241
Passing no courses66

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 West High, there are a total of 496 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 313 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7>= 90%
High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

7>= 90%
High School34%

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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West High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 36.0% 40.4% 75.9% 51.1%
African American 5.5% 4.0% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 8.5% 4.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 41.0% 42.3% 16.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 4.0% 4.2% 1.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 3.5% 2.2% 3.1%

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Salt Lake City demographics profile

StatisticSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7223491
Median age31.830.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%60%55%
Speak English73%85%79%
Speak Spanish16%10%13%

Education level achieved in Salt Lake City

IndexSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college70.6%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.3%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.4%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters19.4%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.4%1.3%
Source: The West High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.