Westerly High School

Tel: (401)596-2109
Grades 9-12
917 students
Westerly High School serves 917 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Westerly High School operates within the Westerly School District.
Westerly School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the RI state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 917 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 917 students
Westerly High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westerly High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Westerly High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westerly High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Westerly High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Westerly High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
5%
24%
Westerly High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
1%
8%
Westerly High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
85%
61%
Westerly High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Westerly High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.27 0.33
Westerly 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.
23%
42%
Westerly High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Westerly High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Westerly School District's student population of 3,016 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 85% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,426 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,582 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Westerly School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,016 1,448
Westerly School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 81%
Westerly School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $36 MM
Westerly School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $53 MM $35 MM
Westerly School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,426 $18,095
Westerly School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,582 $17,880
Westerly School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • WesterlyState Street School
    Grades: KG-4 | 358 students
    0.7 miles
    35 State St
    WesterlyRI 02891
    (401)348-2340
    0.7KG-4358
  • PawcatuckWest Broad Street School
    Grades: 3-4 | 126 students
    0.9 miles
    131 West Broad St
    PawcatuckCT 06379
    (860)599-5633
    0.93-4126
  • North StoningtonPawcatuck Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 312 students
    1.3 miles
    40 Field St
    North StoningtonCT 06359
    (860)599-5696
    1.35-8312
  • PawcatuckWest Vine Street School
    Grades: KG-2 | 211 students
    1.4 miles
    129 West Vine St
    PawcatuckCT 06379
    (860)599-5832
    1.4KG-2211
  • WesterlySpringbrook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 329 students
    2 miles
    39 Springbrook Rd
    WesterlyRI 02891
    (401)348-2296
    2KG-4329

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