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Westwood High School

Blythewood, SC


Westwood High School
180 Turkey Farm Road
Blythewood, SC  29016
Phone: 803-691-4049
Richland County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,385
Type: Regular School  
Westwood High School

Westwood High School


Metro Area Ranking

#29
Metro Area High School Ranking: Westwood High School is ranked #29 out of 38 of the best high schools in Columbia and surrounding areas (24th percentile). Cick the link to see all 38 high schools.


State Ranking

#150
Statewide High School Ranking: Westwood High School is ranked #150 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (32nd percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Westwood High School is a 3-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Richland County, SC. Westwood High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,385 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 87% - Westwood High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 87% - Westwood High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 14.6 31st 16.6
Math 16.6 32nd 17.8
Reading 16.3 34th 18.0
Science 16.5 29th 18.1
Writing 5.3 26th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Westwood High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 65.2 71.4
Algebra 1 63.3 69.4
Biology 1 66.8 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 500
Math 466
Composite Score 966
SAT Participation Rate 48 %

Westwood High had an average SAT score of 966 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #117 out of 216 SC high schools (46th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Westwood High was 48% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Westwood High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Westwood High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Longleaf Middle School 3 2.5 miles Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
Blythewood High School 7 2.7 miles Blythewood, SC Regular 9-12
Sandlapper Elementary School 5 2.8 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Round Top Elementary School 9 3.1 miles Blythewood, SC Regular PK-5
Langford Elementary School 8 3.1 miles Blythewood, SC Regular PK-5
Blythewood Middle School 9 3.3 miles Blythewood, SC Regular 6-8
Killian Elementary School 4 3.5 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School 8 3.5 miles Blythewood, SC Regular PK-5
Muller Road Middle School 7 3.6 miles Blythewood, SC Regular K-8
Rice Creek Elementary School 7 3.9 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Ridge View High School 5 3.9 miles Columbia, SC Regular 9-12
Keenan High School 1 4.8 miles Columbia, SC Regular 9-12
Lake Carolina Elementary Upper Campus 10 4.9 miles Blythewood, SC Regular 3-5
Kelly Mill Middle School 3 5.4 miles Blythewood, SC Regular 2-8
North Springs Elementary School 5 5.6 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Summit Parkway Middle School 7 5.8 miles Columbia, SC Regular K-8
L B Nelson Elementary School 5 5.9 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Windsor Elementary School 2 6.3 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Joseph Keels Elementary School 2 6.4 miles Columbia, SC Regular PK-5
Bridge Creek Elementary School 5 6.5 miles Elgin, SC Regular PK-5