Westlake High School

Westlake High School serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Westlake High School operates within the Mount Pleasant Central School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 587 students
Westlake High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Westlake High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westlake 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 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Westlake High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
8%
Westlake High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Westlake High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Westlake High School Black (1989-2012)
White
87%
48%
Westlake High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westlake High School Sch Ethnicity Westlake 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 0.68
Westlake High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
3%
42%
Westlake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
1%
7%
Westlake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,963 students has grown by 294% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Mount Pleasant Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,963 1,136
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2009)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $29 MM
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $49 MM $29 MM
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $102,004 $21,692
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $97,478 $21,514
Mount Pleasant Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Senior Junior High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Westlake Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbus Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Thornwood Westlake Middle School
    825 Westlake Dr
    Thornwood , NY , 10594
    (914)769-8540
    0  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Thornwood Columbus Elementary School
    580 Columbus Ave
    Thornwood , NY , 10594
    (914)769-8538
    0.7  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Hawthorne Linden Hill School
    Special Education School
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne , NY , 10532
    (914)749-2977
    Special Education School
    1.4  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Senior Junior High School
    Special Education School
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne , NY , 10532
    (914)749-2939
    Special Education School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Hawthorne Little School
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne , NY , 10532
    (914)749-2964
    1.4  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  KG-9

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