West Seneca West Senior High School

West Seneca West Senior High School serves 1,404 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
West Seneca West Senior High School operates within the West Seneca Central School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1404 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,404 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Students by Grade West Seneca West Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Hispanic
2%
23%
Black
1%
19%
White
94%
48%
All Ethnic Groups West Seneca West Senior High School Sch Ethnicity West Seneca West 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.
0.12 0.35
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.
15%
42%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name West Seneca Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,064 1,324
West Seneca Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 86%
West Seneca Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $29 MM
West Seneca Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $105 MM $29 MM
West Seneca Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,905 $21,692
West Seneca Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,365 $21,514
West Seneca Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alternative Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Potters Road School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West SenecaWest Middle School
    395 Center Rd
    West SenecaNY 14224
    (716)677-3500
    0.5 mi | 642 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • West SenecaPotters Road School
    675 Potters Rd
    West SenecaNY 14224
    (716)677-3600
    0.8 mi | 486 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • West SenecaAlternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    900 Mill Rd
    West SenecaNY 14224
    (716)677-3695
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • West SenecaErie 1 Boces
    Special Education School
    355 Harlem Rd
    West SenecaNY 14224
    (716)821-7001
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • West SenecaWest Elementary School
    1397 Orchard Park Rd
    West SenecaNY 14224
    (716)677-3250
    1.6 mi | 800 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
West Seneca, NY 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 0.13, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in West Seneca is Northwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.