West Seneca West Senior High School

  • West Seneca West Senior High School serves 1,277 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • 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 1277 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,277 students
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Seneca West Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest Seneca West Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
West Seneca West Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
West Seneca West Senior High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
4%
25%
West Seneca West Senior High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
2%
18%
West Seneca West Senior High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
94%
45%
West Seneca West Senior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
West Seneca West Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Seneca West Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.120.70
West Seneca West Senior High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
24%
45%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
6%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Seneca Central School District's student population of 6,885 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 $15,048 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,745 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWest Seneca Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed6,885935
West Seneca Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate88%87%
West Seneca Central School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$105 MM$29 MM
West Seneca Central School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$110 MM$30 MM
West Seneca Central School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,048$23,859
West Seneca Central School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,745$24,841
West Seneca Central School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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