West Orange High School

Tel: (973)669-5301
  • West Orange High School serves 2,045 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • 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 2045 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 190 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,045 students
West Orange High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %West Orange High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers190 teachers
West Orange High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest Orange High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
West Orange High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
6%
10%
West Orange High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
27%
25%
West Orange High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
48%
16%
West Orange High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
18%
48%
West Orange High School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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 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.
0.670.42
West Orange High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
38%
31%
West Orange High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
9%
5%
West Orange High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,922 is higher than the state average of $19,857. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,510 is higher than the state average of $20,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,731954
West Orange School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate94%94%
West Orange School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$20,922$19,857
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,510$20,218
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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