West Ashley High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
Phone
(843) 573-1201
District
CHARLESTON 01
County
CHARLESTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1714
Classroom Teachers
106

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

5

(10 is best)

Better than 47.5% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

West Ashley High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 65
Proficiency in Reading 70 73
Proficiency in Math 55 56

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.11
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.48
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 528 30.8%
Grade 10 405 23.6%
Grade 11 354 20.7%
Grade 12 427 24.9%
Total 1714 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 45.3% 49.7% 52.7%
Black 45.6% 38.2% 34.6%
Hispanic 6.6% 10.1% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 1.6% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 57.2% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 55.8% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 1.4% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 394,708 5,084,127
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 400.8 167
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.5% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.6% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.4% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 156,482 1,894,711
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.5% 87.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.8% 27.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.8% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.6% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.4% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.8% 16.5%
$15,000 or less 11.3% 13.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,716 $277,517,516 37.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $825 $40,054,575 5.4%
Staff $776 $37,675,576 5.1%
General Administration $76 $3,689,876 0.5%
School Administration $769 $37,335,719 5.0%
Operation $1,192 $57,872,792 7.8%
Transportation $504 $24,469,704 3.3%
Other $458 $22,236,358 3.0%
Total Support $4,600 $223,334,600 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,940 $239,841,940 32.4%
Total Expenditures $15,256 $740,694,056 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,669 $4,426,637,206 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $900 $702,362,511 7.0%
Staff $637 $497,250,296 4.9%
General Administration $98 $76,483,828 0.8%
School Administration $664 $518,237,477 5.2%
Operation $1,004 $783,984,138 7.8%
Transportation $389 $303,374,162 3.0%
Other $433 $338,055,734 3.4%
Total Support $4,124 $3,219,922,703 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,081 $2,405,327,837 23.9%
Total Expenditures $12,874 $10,051,872,853 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%