West Springfield School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 4,114 students in West Springfield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in West Springfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in West Springfield School District are John R Fausey, Tatham and Mittineague. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. West Springfield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Springfield School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
West Springfield School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
4,114 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
329 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

West Springfield School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#270 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Springfield  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Springfield  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Springfield  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Springfield  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.59
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
320 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
8%
7%
# Hispanic Students
713 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
20%
# Black Students
153 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
4%
9%
# White Students
2,811 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
68%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
113 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
122
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
282
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
326
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
304
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
327
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
308
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
304
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
296
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
317
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
286
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
329
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
303
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
295
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
302
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
13
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,692 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,203. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,056 is less than the state median of $19,776. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$69 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Springfield  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$66 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of West Springfield  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,692
$21,203
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Springfield  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,056
$19,776
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Springfield  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best West Springfield School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John R Fausey
Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
784 Amostown Rd
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3314
Grades: 1-5
| 460 students
Rank: #22.
Tatham
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
61 Laurel Rd
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3330
Grades: K-5
| 239 students
Rank: #33.
Mittineague
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26 Second Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3327
Grades: 1-5
| 161 students
Rank: #44.
West Springfield High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 Piper Road
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,234 students
Rank: #55.
West Springfield Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
31 Middle School Dr
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3409
Grades: 6-8
| 899 students
Rank: #66.
Memorial
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Norman Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3333
Grades: 1-5
| 239 students
Rank: #77.
Philip G Coburn
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Southworth Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3318
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
174 Brush Hill Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 735-2200
Grades: 12
| 8 students
160 Park Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3324
Grades: PK
| 122 students
John Ashley
88 Massasoit Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 263-3323
Grades: K
| 234 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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