West Side High Scool (Closed 2015)

  • West Side High Scool served 545 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • West Side High Scool operated within the Newark Public School District.
  • Newark Public School District's 82% graduation rate was lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students545 students
West Side High Scool Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %West Side High Scool Gender
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
West Side High Scool Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest Side High Scool Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
West Side High Scool Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
8%
25%
West Side High Scool Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
92%
16%
West Side High Scool Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
48%
West Side High Scool White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Side High Scool 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.
0.150.68
West Side High Scool 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.
77%
31%
West Side High Scool 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.
3%
5%
West Side High Scool Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

School District NameNewark Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
2
Number of Students Managed31,351954
Newark Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate82%94%
Newark Public School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,098 MM$20 MM
Newark Public School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$1,130 MM$20 MM
Newark Public School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$30,860$19,116
Newark Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$31,744$19,190
Newark Public 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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