Westfield Senior High School

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

1,860 students

Westfield Senior High School serves 1,860 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
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 1860 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 150 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,860 students
Westfield Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 150 teachers
Westfield Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westfield Senior 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 0.24 is less 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
Westfield Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
9%
Westfield Senior High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Westfield Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
4%
17%
Westfield Senior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
87%
49%
Westfield Senior High School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.24 0.42
Westfield Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
31%
Westfield Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Westfield Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,315 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 6,315 922
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
District Spending $96 MM $19 MM
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 High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Edison Intermediate 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 | 349 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • WestfieldHillcrest Academy-south High School
    Alternative School
    1571 Lamberts Mill Rd
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)654-8558
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 59 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WestfieldLincoln Early Childhood Center
    728 Westfield Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4455
    0.4 mi | 289 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WestfieldThomas Edison Intermediate School
    800 Rahway Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4470
    0.5 mi | 831 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WestfieldHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Roosevelt Intermediate School
    301 Clark St
    WestfieldNJ 07090
    (908)789-4560
    0.7 mi | 717 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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