West Ashley High School

4060 West Wildcat Blvd, Charleston, SC 29414 | (843) 573-1201
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,913
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4060 West Wildcat Blvd., Charleston, SC 29414
  • Principal or Admin: Mary Runyon
  • Fax: (843) 573-1223
  • Website: www.ccsdschools.com
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: 1,913
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 126.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 958 (50.1%)
  • Females: 948 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 179 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 829 (43.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,008 (52.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Ashley High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.4%
Black1,10157.6%
Asian402.1%
Hispanic593.1%
White69936.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Ashley High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade60331.5%
10th Grade52227.3%
11th Grade37219.4%
12th Grade41621.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 39%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:61%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,950
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West Ashley High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,23224%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,04876%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for West Ashley High School

  • Reviewed by Student on December 12, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is okay, but I didn't want to switch from St. Johns High School.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Ashley High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on HSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math

HSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.9%87.2%85.9%
200982.8%84.4%84.6%
 
Math Test
201080.2%83.4%81.7%
200974.2%79.0%79.6%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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