Portsmouth West High School

15332 Us Hwy 52, West Portsmouth, OH 45663 | (740) 858-1103
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 366
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2.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 15332 Us Highway 52, West Portsmouth, OH 45663
  • Principal or Admin: Anthony L. Bazler
  • Fax: (740) 858-1110
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 366
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 191 (52.2%)
  • Females: 173 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 29 (7.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 137 (37.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 166 (45.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Portsmouth West High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic10.3%
White36399.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Portsmouth West High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade11832.2%
10th Grade9927.0%
11th Grade7119.4%
12th Grade7821.3%
Graduate Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.4%
District:
90.4%
Graduating With Honors
School:
20.2%
District:
20.2%
Graduates Taking ACT
School:
59.6%
District:
59.6%
Graduates Taking SAT
School:
1.1%
District:
1.1%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
70.4%
District:
66.6%
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Bachelor's Degree
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Percent of Teachers That Are Properly Certified
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Percent of Teachers That Are Not Highly Qualified
School:
4.9%
District:
1.5%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
17.0
District:
15.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$49,696
District:
$49,017
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2.5

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2 reviews for Portsmouth West High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 15, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the teachers abuse thier power. they treat the kids like crap. im a former west student and im so glad i switched schools. i feel sorry for west students.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 07, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • PWHS is the best school in scioto county for the arts. Their Drama department is exceptional as is their Choral department. If your child is a singer/actor/actress, you can't do better than PWHS in this area.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Portsmouth West High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on OGT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 93.8
Overall AYP: Met
Graduation AYP: Met
Math AYP: Met
Reading AYP: Met

OGT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.6%79.6%80.4%
200981.8%81.8%81.4%
200879.2%79.2%79.0%
 
Reading Test
201077.4%77.4%83.0%
200984.5%84.5%84.5%
200886.7%86.7%85.2%
 
Science Test
201071.0%71.0%73.0%
200975.5%75.5%76.0%
200870.8%70.8%72.8%
 
Social Studies Test
201072.0%72.0%79.6%
200981.8%81.8%81.6%
200877.5%77.5%78.4%
 
Writing Test
201080.6%80.6%84.1%
200990.9%90.9%89.7%
200884.2%84.2%85.2%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201093.6%93.6%89.2%
200990.4%90.4%88.5%
200889.3%89.3%88.2%
 
Reading Test
201092.7%92.7%91.6%
200991.2%91.2%92.8%
200891.3%91.3%91.9%
 
Science Test
201089.9%89.9%85.1%
200984.0%84.0%84.2%
200886.4%86.4%83.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201091.7%91.7%88.7%
200992.0%92.0%88.6%
200891.3%91.3%86.5%
 
Writing Test
201095.4%95.4%93.2%
200993.6%93.6%93.2%
200892.2%92.2%93.0%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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