West Springfield High School

Tel: (413)263-3400
Grades 9-12
1,178 students
West Springfield High School serves 1,178 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
West Springfield High School operates within the West Springfield School District.
West Springfield School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1178 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,178 students
West Springfield High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % West Springfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
West Springfield High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade West Springfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
West Springfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
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.
0.43 0.54
West Springfield High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
43%
34%
West Springfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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 Springfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

West Springfield School District's student population of 3,899 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 77% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,957 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name West Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 3,899 1,326
West Springfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 85%
West Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $55 MM n/a
West Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $54 MM n/a
West Springfield School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,957 n/a
West Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,672 n/a
West Springfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is 21st Century Skills Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Springfield Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John R Fausey Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West SpringfieldJohn R Fausey Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 428 students
    0.5 miles
    784 Amostown Rd
    West SpringfieldMA 01089
    (413)263-3314
    0.5KG-5428
  • West SpringfieldWest Springfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 886 students
    0.6 miles
    31 Middle School Dr
    West SpringfieldMA 01089
    (413)263-3404
    0.66-8886
  • SpringfieldBrightwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 358 students
    1.3 miles
    471 Plainfield St
    SpringfieldMA 01107
    (413)787-7238
    1.3KG-5358
  • West SpringfieldMittineague Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 163 students
    1.3 miles
    26 Second St
    West SpringfieldMA 01089
    (413)263-3327
    1.31-5163
  • West SpringfieldPhilip G Coburn Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 482 students
    1.3 miles
    115 Southworth St
    West SpringfieldMA 01089
    (413)263-3318
    1.3KG-5482

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