Westwood High School (Mesa, Arizona)

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Westwood High School
Address
945 West Rio Salado Parkway
Mesa, Arizona 85201
United States
Coordinates 33°25′43″N 111°51′1″W / 33.42861°N 111.85028°W / 33.42861; -111.85028Coordinates: 33°25′43″N 111°51′1″W / 33.42861°N 111.85028°W / 33.42861; -111.85028
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1962
School district Mesa Public Schools
Principal Shawn Lynch
Teaching staff 145.80 (FTE)
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 3,131[1] (2014-15)
Student to teacher ratio 21.47
Color(s) Orange and blue         
Nickname Warriors
Rival Mesa High School
Website
[2]

Westwood High School is a high school in Mesa, Arizona, United States under the jurisdiction of Mesa Public Schools. In the 1983-84 school year, it was honored as a Blue Ribbon school.[3]

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 3000 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:[2]

  • Male - 30.2%
  • Female - 69.8%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 8.8%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander - 2.9%
  • Black - 70.3%
  • Hispanic - 5.0%
  • White - 12.4%
  • Multiracial - 0.6%

Feeder schools

  • Carson (adjacent to Westwood, directly to the south)
  • Kino
  • Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies (IB Program)
  • Rhodes
  • Stapley
  • Summit Academy (IB and Traditional School)

Notable alumni

Individuals
Groups

References

  1. ^ "Westwood High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Westwood High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Archived Information BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS PROGRAM Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002" (PDF). www2.ed.gov. Dept of Education. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 


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