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West High School is a public school in Madison, WI. It has 2,087 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 146 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Student Culture & Diversity: There is still more white people in the classroom but diversity is not non-exsistant.

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On Resources & Facilities: They are there you just need to look for them.

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On Extracurriculars: This school has a club for everyone!!! If you don't find the club you like you can start one.

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Recent Alumnus

On Academics: There are a variety of classes that really push you.

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Recent Alumnus

On Sports & Fitness: Like any other school's not everyone is in to sports or in to spirit week. Most girl sports are shorter than sports for guys. Not everyone is involved in planning spirit week for homecoming making it harder for a lot of students to want to dress up.

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West High School is a public school in Madison, WI. It has 2,087 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 146 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

81%

Test Performance

54
West High School performed better than 54% of other schools on Wisconsin math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
2140

Based on 10 students surveyed
Math
680
Verbal
740
Writing
720

ACT:
30

Based on 37 students surveyed
Math
29
English
31
Reading
30
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% Artsy Theater types
  • 20% Facade
  • 20% Opportunity

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Core subject electives (Sci-Fi, Euro Lit =English)
  • 20% Highly ranked academically

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.6%
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Female
49.4%
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Racial Diversity

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White
55.3%
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African American
15.1%
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Hispanic
14.4%
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Asian
9.7%
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Multiracial
4.6%
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Native American
0.7%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%