Westwood High School is a high school in Mesa, Arizona, that is part of the Mesa Public Schools district. It was named a Blue Ribbon school for the 1983–84 school year. The Arizona Department of Education's school assessment scheme reclassified it as a "A" school in 2018. Via teamwork, celebration of diversity, and global consciousness in a positive and inclusive atmosphere, Westwood High School will educate and inspire their community.
The goal of the Westwood High School Community is to provide all students with the experience, skills, and behaviors needed to become lifelong learners and active members of our diverse society.
In Arizona, Westwood High School is ranked 129th. Advanced Placement® coursework and tests are available for students. Westwood High School has a 40 percent AP® enrollment record. A total of 77 percent of students are from a minority group, and 67 percent of students are economically deprived. The Mesa Unified District has eight high schools, including Westwood High School.
In the National Rankings, Westwood High School is ranked #7,383. It has 3,396 students in grades 9-12, with a 20:1 student-to-teacher ratio. State test results show that 44 percent of students are proficient in math and 44 percent are proficient in literacy. It has an average graduation rate of 77%. And, 76 percent of students believe that their school is a good place to be. 76 percent of students say they like their school and are happy there.
Students at this school are competitive, according to 72 percent of students and parents; students at this school are artistic and artsy, according to 80 percent of students and parents; and students at this school are athletic, according to 67 percent of students and parents. 75% of students and parents believe that teachers have engaging lessons, 81 percent agree that teachers truly care for their students, and 76 percent agree that teachers effectively guide and monitor the classroom. 88% of students and parents believe that there are many clubs and organizations for students to join, 42 percent agree that clubs and organizations receive adequate support, and 60 percent agree that many students participate in clubs and organizations.
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The amazing city of Mesa, Arizona is blessed to have some of the best high schools in the area. Don’t miss these great schools:
- Heritage Academy
- ASU Preparatory Academy-Polytechnic High School
- Red Mountain High School
- Mountain View High School
- Desert Ridge High
- Skyline High School
- Mesa High School
- Dobson High School
All of these wonderful high schools are located just a short distance from our location at 755 West Second Street!