Westfield Senior High School

Tel: (908)789-4500
Grades: 9-12

1,839 students

Westfield Senior High School serves 1,839 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Westfield Senior High School operates within the Westfield School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1839 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,839 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
Students by Grade Westfield Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 13:1 12:1
Asian
6%
9%
Hispanic
3%
23%
Black
3%
17%
White
86%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Westfield Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Westfield Senior 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.
0.26 0.41
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.
1%
29%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Westfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 6,291 983
Westfield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Westfield School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $20 MM
Westfield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $96 MM $19 MM
Westfield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,846 $20,414
Westfield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,382 $19,395
Westfield School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Hillcrest Academy South (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Edison Inter Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WestfieldMckinley Elementary School
    500 First St
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4555
    0.3 mi | 355 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • WestfieldLincoln Elementary School
    728 Westfield Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4455
    0.4 mi | 278 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WestfieldHillcrest Academy South
    728 Westfield Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)654-8558
    0.4 mi | 69 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WestfieldThomas Edison Inter Middle School
    800 Rahway Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4470
    0.5 mi | 827 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WestfieldHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Roosevelt Intermediate
    301 Clark St
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4560
    0.7 mi | 732 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Westfield, 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 0.24, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Westfield is Lamberts Mill Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.