Westford School District

23 Depot Street
Westford, MA 01886
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public preschools serving 994 students in Westford School District.
Public Preschools in Westford School District have a diversity score of 0.57, which is less than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 0.67.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
9 Schools
542 Schools
# Students
4,668 Students
191,523 Students
# Teachers
368 Teachers
16,483 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Westford School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#22 out of 397 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westford  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westford  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 2021-22 school year data.
68%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westford  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 2021-22 school year data.
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westford  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.67
# American Indian Students
8 Students
436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,407 Students
11,501 Students
% Asian Students
30%
6%
# Hispanic Students
132 Students
53,425 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
28%
# Black Students
61 Students
22,654 Students
% Black Students
2%
12%
# White Students
2,860 Students
94,089 Students
% White Students
61%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
154 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
195 Students
9,199 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
97
26,531
# Students in K Grade:
277
31,693
# Students in 1st Grade:
308
28,261
# Students in 2nd Grade:
312
26,641
# Students in 3rd Grade:
316
23,401
# Students in 4th Grade:
338
21,261
# Students in 5th Grade:
317
17,724
# Students in 6th Grade:
391
7,336
# Students in 7th Grade:
386
3,756
# Students in 8th Grade:
359
3,836
# Students in 9th Grade:
370
315
# Students in 10th Grade:
379
283
# Students in 11th Grade:
429
261
# Students in 12th Grade:
386
216
# Ungraded Students:
3
8

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,344 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,020 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 (20-21)
$90 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westford  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 (20-21)
$89 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Westford  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 (20-21)
$19,344
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westford  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$19,020
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westford  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Westford School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
Col John Robinson
60 Concord Road
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-5586
Grades: PK-2
| 323 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nabnasset
99 Plain Road
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-5583
Grades: PK-2
| 364 students
Rank: n/an/a
1 Mitchell Way
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 392-4476
Grades: PK-2
| 307 students

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : 97% (Top 10% in MA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Quick Links