PROFICIENCY 27% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Wayne-Westland Community School District
35%Westland
41%Michigan

John Glenn High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wayne-Westland Community School District" in Westland, MI. There are a total of 1,840 students and 81 teachers at John Glenn High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 826 free lunch students and 174 reduced lunch students.

John Glenn High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.5%, which is 35% lower than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1840
Teachers81.4
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch826
Reduced lunch174

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment115
Taking some courses87
Taking some courses (not tests)18
Passing some courses63
Passing no courses11

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 John Glenn High School, there are a total of 115 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 87 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School39%

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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John Glenn High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 54.7% 58.0% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 39.0% 32.6% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.4% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 4.1% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 3.2% 3.0% 3.1%

Westland demographics profile

StatisticWestlandMichiganNational
Population82,2189,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,02410191
Median age39.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Speak English91%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Westland

IndexWestlandMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college55.4%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.9%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The John Glenn 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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