Western High School is located in Baltimore, MD and is one of 49 high schools in Baltimore City Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 931 students in grades 9-12.
Western High School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Western High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
DONNYELL SOLOMON: i think western over all is a good school and i will have lots of new things to learn and achieve while im there
by a Parent
on May 1, 2010
Western High School
I attend western highschool as a junior and i love it. i like the fact that its a all girl school(public), which allows more concentration on school work.
by a Current Student
on Apr 29, 2010
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Western High School had 60% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Baltimore City Public Schools District Spending
The Baltimore City Public Schools spends $14,275 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 37% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Baltimore City Public Schools District
In 2011, Western High School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Maryland, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) Results and High School Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...