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Western Guilford High School

Greensboro, NC


Western Guilford High School
409 Friendway Road
Greensboro, NC  27410
Phone: 336-316-5800
Guilford County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,261
Type: Regular School  
Western Guilford High School

Western Guilford High School


Metro Area Ranking

#18
Metro Area High School Ranking: Western Guilford High School is ranked #18 out of 41 of the best high schools in Greensboro and surrounding areas (56th percentile). Cick the link to see all 41 high schools.


State Ranking

#211
Statewide High School Ranking: Western Guilford High School is ranked #211 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (59th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Western Guilford High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Guilford County, NC. Western Guilford High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,261 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

68.1
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Western Guilford High School had a Student Growth Score of 68.1. This placed Western Guilford High School in the 35th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North 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 NC Schools
State Average
English 18.5 54th 17.5
Math 18.8 42nd 18.9
Reading 19.2 45th 19.1
Science 18.2 40th 18.8
Writing 6.1 57th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Western Guilford High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 31% - Level 1
 31% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 515
Math 508
Composite Score 1023
SAT Participation Rate 41 %

Western Guilford High had an average SAT score of 1023 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #152 out of 491 NC high schools (69th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Western Guilford High was 41% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 92% - Western Guilford High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - Western Guilford High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 3%
 Asian - 3%
 Black - 43%
 Black - 43%
 Hispanic - 18%
 Hispanic - 18%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 30%
 White - 30%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Western Guilford High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Western Guilford High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Guilford Middle School 4 0.7 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Guilford Elementary School 6 1.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Early College at Guilford 10 1.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
Jefferson Elementary School 6 2.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Morehead Elementary School 8 2.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Claxton Elementary School 9 3.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Sternberger Elementary School 10 3.5 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Edwin A Alderman Elementary School 3 3.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Elementary School 3 3.8 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Kernodle Middle School 10 3.9 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Pilot Elementary School 5 4.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
John Van Lindley Elementary School 8 4.4 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Sedgefield Elementary School 4 4.4 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
The Academy at Smith 8 4.5 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
General Greene Elementary School 6 4.5 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Southwest Elementary School 10 4.5 miles High Point, NC Regular K-5
Southwest Guilford Middle School 7 4.5 miles High Point, NC Regular 6-8
EP Pearce Elementary School 10 4.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Ben L. Smith High School 1 4.7 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
Florence Elementary School 8 4.8 miles High Point, NC Regular PK-5