Westerly High School

Tel: (401)596-2109
Grades: 9-12

983 students

Westerly High School serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Westerly High School operates within the Westerly School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the RI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 983 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 983 students
Westerly High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Westerly High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westerly High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Westerly High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Westerly High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
6%
3%
Westerly High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
22%
Westerly High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
3%
8%
Westerly High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
64%
Westerly High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westerly High School Sch Ethnicity Westerly 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.
0.29 0.31
Westerly High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
20%
38%
Westerly High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Westerly High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Westerly School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 3,365 2,094
Westerly School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Westerly School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $37 MM
Westerly School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $34 MM
Westerly School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,443 $17,432
Westerly School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,420 $16,408
Westerly School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stonington High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pawcatuck Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is State Street School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Westerly State Street School
    25 State St
    Westerly , RI , 02891
    (401)348-2340
    0.7  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Pawcatuck West Broad Street School
    131 West Broad St
    Pawcatuck , CT , 06379
    (860)599-5633
    0.9  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Pawcatuck Pawcatuck Middle School
    40 Field St
    Pawcatuck , CT , 06359
    (860)599-5696
    1.3  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Pawcatuck West Vine Street School
    129 West Vine St
    Pawcatuck , CT , 06379
    (860)599-5832
    1.4  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Westerly Springbrook Elementary School
    39 Springbrook Rd
    Westerly , RI , 02891
    (401)348-2296
    2  mi  |  300  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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