West Springfield High School

  • West Springfield High School serves 1,234 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Springfield High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Springfield High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • West Springfield High School's student population of 1,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Springfield High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Springfield High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#229 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.59
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Springfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • West Springfield John R Fausey
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    0.5 miles
    784 Amostown Rd
    West Springfield, MA 01089
    (413) 263-3314
    0.5 1-5 460
  • West Springfield West Springfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 899 students
    0.6 miles
    31 Middle School Dr
    West Springfield, MA 01089
    (413) 263-3409
    0.6 6-8 899
  • Springfield Brightwood
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    1.3 miles
    471 Plainfield Street
    Springfield, MA 01107
    (413) 787-7238
    1.3 K-5 317
  • West Springfield Mittineague
    Grades: 1-5 | 161 students
    1.3 miles
    26 Second Street
    West Springfield, MA 01089
    (413) 263-3327
    1.3 1-5 161
  • West Springfield Philip G Coburn
    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
    1.3 miles
    115 Southworth Street
    West Springfield, MA 01089
    (413) 263-3318
    1.3 K-5 518

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