West Orange High School

Tel: (973)669-5301
  • West Orange High School serves 2,084 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • West Orange High School operates within the West Orange School District.
  • West Orange School District's 94% graduation rate is equal to the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2084 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 184 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,084 students
West Orange High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %West Orange High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers184 teachers
West Orange High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeWest Orange High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
West Orange High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
5%
10%
West Orange High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
27%
26%
West Orange High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
48%
16%
West Orange High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
20%
46%
West Orange High School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
West Orange High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Orange High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.43
West Orange High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
West Orange High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
West Orange High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,688921
West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate94%94%
West Orange School District Graduation Rate (1995-2016)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Orange Pleasantdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    0.2 miles
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    0.2 PK-5 420
  • West Orange Redwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
    0.7 miles
    75 Redwood Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5457
    0.7 K-5 546
  • Verona Forest Avenue School
    Grades: K-4 | 236 students
    1.5 miles
    118 Forest Ave
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973)571-6754
    1.5 K-4 236
  • West Orange Mount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
    1.5 miles
    9 Manger Road
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5480
    1.5 K-5 380
  • Verona Brookdale Avenue School
    Grades: K-4 | 114 students
    1.7 miles
    14 Brookdale Court
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973)571-6752
    1.7 K-4 114

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Did You Know?
New Jersey public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in New Jersey is The Ethical Community Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.