West Orange High School

51 Conforti Ave

West Orange, NJ 07052-2829

Tel: (973)669-5301
Grades: 9-12

2,139 students

West Orange High School serves 2,139 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
West Orange High School operates within the West Orange School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2139 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 178 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,139 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 178 teachers
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 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Asian
6%
9%
Hispanic
24%
24%
Black
49%
17%
White
21%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 0.42
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.
28%
31%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,836 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,836 922
Graduation Rate 90% 92%
District Total Revenue $139 MM $20 MM
District Spending $136 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $21,504 $20,414
District Spending / Student $21,005 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Verona High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasantdale Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West OrangePleasantdale Elementary School
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    0.2 mi | 468 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • West OrangeRedwood Elementary School
    75 Redwood Ave
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5457
    0.7 mi | 569 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VeronaForest Avenue School
    118 Forest Ave
    VeronaNJ 07044
    (973)571-6754
    1.5 mi | 224 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • West OrangeMount Pleasant Elementary School
    9 Manger Rd
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5480
    1.5 mi | 424 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VeronaBrookdale Avenue School
    14 Brookdale Court
    VeronaNJ 07044
    (973)571-6752
    1.7 mi | 131 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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