West Orange High School

51 Conforti Ave

West Orange, NJ 07052-2829

Tel: (973)669-5301
Grades 9-12
2,119 students
West Orange High School serves 2,119 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
West Orange High School operates within the West Orange School District.
West Orange School District's 94% graduation rate is equal to the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 2119 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 190 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,119 students
West Orange High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % West Orange High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 190 teachers
West Orange High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade West Orange High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 11:1 13:1
West Orange High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
West Orange High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
25%
24%
West Orange High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
50%
16%
West Orange High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
19%
49%
West Orange High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.65 0.42
West Orange High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
31%
32%
West Orange High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
5%
West Orange High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

West Orange School District's student population of 6,869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 81% over five years.
The revenue/student of $21,485 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $21,062 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,869 918
West Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 94% 94%
West Orange School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $141 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,485 $19,116
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,062 $19,190
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Verona High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edison Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasantdale Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • West OrangePleasantdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
    0.2 miles
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    0.2PK-5492
  • West OrangeRedwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 591 students
    0.7 miles
    75 Redwood Ave
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5457
    0.7KG-5591
  • VeronaForest Avenue School
    Grades: KG-4 | 227 students
    1.5 miles
    118 Forest Ave
    VeronaNJ 07044
    (973)571-6754
    1.5KG-4227
  • West OrangeMount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 414 students
    1.5 miles
    9 Manger Rd
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5480
    1.5KG-5414
  • VeronaBrookdale Avenue School
    Grades: KG-4 | 117 students
    1.7 miles
    14 Brookdale Court
    VeronaNJ 07044
    (973)571-6752
    1.7KG-4117

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