West Milford High School

67 Highlander Dr

West Milford, NJ 07480-1511

Tel: (973)697-1701
Grades: 9-12

1,237 students

West Milford High School serves 1,237 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
West Milford High School operates within the West Milford Township School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,237 students
West Milford High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
West Milford High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Milford High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
West Milford High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
West Milford High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
West Milford High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
17%
West Milford High School Black (1988-2012)
White
93%
51%
West Milford High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Milford High School Sch Ethnicity West Milford High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.41
West Milford High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
29%
West Milford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
West Milford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,782 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name West Milford Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 3,782 983
West Milford Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 92%
West Milford Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $20 MM
West Milford Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $71 MM $19 MM
West Milford Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,655 $20,414
West Milford Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,310 $19,395
West Milford Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeland Regional High School (5.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Macopin Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Brook Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Milford Macopin Middle School
    70 Highlander Dr
    West Milford , NJ 07480
    (973)697-5691
    0  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • West Milford West Brook Elementary School
    55 Nosenzo Pond Rd
    West Milford , NJ 07480
    (973)697-5700
    0.3  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • West Milford Maple Road Elementary School
    36 Maple Rd
    West Milford , NJ 07480
    (973)697-3606
    1.1  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • West Milford Marshall Hill Elementary School
    210 Marshall Hill Rd
    West Milford , NJ 07480
    (973)728-3430
    4.2  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • West Milford Apshawa Elementary School
    140 High Crest Dr
    West Milford , NJ 07480
    (973)838-6515
    4.2  mi  |  269  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2015 - There are some great teachers here but, I would not recommend this school as it does not treat students or parents with any respect. The quality of the actual education COULD be there but it is lost amidst the chronic chaos and negativity that reigns here. The students are expected to be fully accountable for their conduct while the staff is not. It is a poorly run school with an apathetic staff and it is the kids who suffer the most. This district has a revolving door of Principals and Superintendents over several years which is never a good sign. - Posted by Parent

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Passaic County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.37, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Passaic County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.