Westwood High School (Mesa, Arizona)

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] In 2018 it was reclassified as a "A" school through the Arizona Department of Education school accountability system. [4][5]

Westwood High School
WWHS Warriors.jpg
Home of the Warriors
Address
945 West Rio Salado Parkway

,
85201

Coordinates33°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
TypePublic high school
Established1962
School districtMesa Public Schools
PrincipalChris Gilmore
Teaching staff155.10 (FTE)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment3,282 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio21.16[1]
Color(s)Orange and blue         
NicknameWarriors
RivalMesa High School
Website
[2]

DemographicsEdit

The demographic breakdown of the 3,145 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year was:[2]

  • Male - 52.3%
  • Female - 47.7%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 10.5%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander - 2.3%
  • Black - 3.2%
  • Hispanic - 52.3%
  • White - 28.0%
  • Multiracial - 0.7%

Feeder schoolsEdit

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

Notable alumniEdit

Individuals
Groups

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Westwood High School
  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.
  4. ^ Governing Board Mesa Unified School District #4. Letter to Mesa, Arizona, school district residents. 1 Dec. 2018.
  5. ^ Arizona State Board of Education