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 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 52%.
  • 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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 545 students
West Side High Scool Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % West Side High Scool Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
West Side High Scool Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade West Side High Scool Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
West Side High Scool Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Side High Scool Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Side High Scool All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.15 0.42
West Side High Scool 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.
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 (2001-2015)

District Comparison

School District Name Newark Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
2
Number of Students Managed 31,351 954
Newark Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 94%
Newark Public School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,112 MM $20 MM
Newark Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $1,118 MM $20 MM
Newark Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $31,788 $21,422
Newark Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $31,960 $21,053
Newark Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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