Westfield School District

94 North Elm Street, Suite 101
Westfield, MA 01085
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Westfield 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,774 students in Westfield 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 Westfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
4,774 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
416 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Westfield School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#270 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westfield  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westfield  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westfield  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westfield  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.45
0.63
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
145 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
899 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
23%
# Black Students
104 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
3,441 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
72%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
181 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
79
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
315
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
315
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
331
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
360
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
319
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
345
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
355
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
333
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
381
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
409
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
404
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
399
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
417
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
12
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,787 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,047 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$99 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westfield  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$96 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Westfield  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,787
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westfield  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,047
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westfield  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Westfield School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westfield High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
177 Montgomery Rd
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6466
Grades: 9-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #22.
Westfield Technical Academy
Vocational School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
33 Smith Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6533
Grades: 9-12
| 541 students
Rank: #33.
Southampton Road
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 Southampton Rd
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6435
Grades: K-4
| 292 students
Rank: #44.
Highland
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
34 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6428
Grades: K-4
| 324 students
Rank: #55.
Munger Hill
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
33 Mallard Lane
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6520
Grades: K-4
| 330 students
Rank: #66.
Paper Mill
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
148 Paper Mill Rd
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6519
Grades: K-4
| 315 students
Rank: #77.
Westfield Intermediate School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Southampton Road
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6441
Grades: 5-6
| 669 students
Rank: #88.
Abner Gibbs
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
50 West Silver Street
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6418
Grades: K-4
| 171 students
Rank: #99.
Westfield Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30 West Silver Street
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 568-1900
Grades: 7-8
| 678 students
Rank: #1010.
Franklin Ave
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22 Franklin Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6424
Grades: K-4
| 176 students
Rank: n/an/a
35 White Street
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6422
Grades: PK
| 79 students
Rank: n/an/a
18 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 564-9572
Grades: K-8
| 99 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Westfield School District?
Westfield School District manages 12 public schools serving 4,774 students.
What is the rank of Westfield School District?
Westfield School District is ranked #265 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Westfield School District?
72% of Westfield School District students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Westfield School District?
Westfield School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Westfield School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,047 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,774 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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