West Seneca West Senior High School

West Seneca West Senior High School serves 1,341 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
West Seneca West Senior High School operates within the West Seneca Central School District.
West Seneca Central School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,341 students
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Seneca West Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Seneca West Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
West Seneca West Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
25%
West Seneca West Senior High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
3%
18%
West Seneca West Senior High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
93%
46%
West Seneca West Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.13 0.36
West Seneca West Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
15%
42%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
4%
5%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

West Seneca Central School District's student population of 6,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,618 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,294 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name West Seneca Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 6,999 926
West Seneca Central   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 87%
West Seneca Central   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $29 MM
West Seneca Central   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $110 MM $30 MM
West Seneca Central   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,618 $23,859
West Seneca Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,294 $24,841
West Seneca Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Erie 1 Boces (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Potters Road School (0.8 miles away)
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