West Side High Scool

West Side High Scool serves 545 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
West Side High Scool operates within the The Newark School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 545 students has declined by 63% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 545 students
West Side High Scool Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Side High Scool Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
West Side High Scool Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Side High Scool Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 10:1 13:1
West Side High Scool Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
8%
24%
West Side High Scool Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
92%
16%
West Side High Scool Black Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Side High Scool All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.42
West Side High Scool Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
77%
32%
West Side High Scool Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
3%
5%
West Side High Scool Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,976 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,844 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $28,642 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
2
Number of Students Managed 34,976 918
The Newark School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 94%
The Newark School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,098 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,130 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $27,844 $19,116
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $28,642 $19,190
The Newark School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 John F Kennedy School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John F Kennedy School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy School (0.2 miles away)
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  • NewarkJohn F Kennedy School
    Special Education School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 130 students311 South Tenth St
    NewarkNJ 07103
    (973)733-6788
    0.2KG-12130
  • NewarkFourteenth Avenue School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 216 students186 14th Ave
    NewarkNJ 07103
    (973)733-6940
    0.3KG-4216
  • Newark Harriet Tubman Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 291 students504 South Tenth St
    NewarkNJ 07103
    (973)733-6934
    0.4PK-6291
  • NewarkMarion P. Thomas Charter School
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    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 735 students370 374 South 7th St
    NewarkNJ 07103
    (973)621-0060
    0.4PK-8735
  • NewarkThirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 813 students359 Thirteenth Ave
    NewarkNJ 07103
    (973)733-7045
    0.4PK-8813

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