West Springfield High School

Tel: (413)263-3400
  • West Springfield High School serves 1,195 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • West Springfield High School operates within the West Springfield School District.
  • West Springfield School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1195 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,195 students
West Springfield High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Springfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
West Springfield High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeWest Springfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
West Springfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
6%
6%
West Springfield High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
16%
18%
West Springfield High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
4%
9%
West Springfield High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
72%
64%
West Springfield High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
West Springfield High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Springfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Springfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.450.34
West Springfield High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
44%
36%
West Springfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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%
4%
West Springfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Springfield School District's student population of 3,977 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,154 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,865 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWest Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed3,9771,368
West Springfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate70%85%
West Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue$55 MM$29 MM
West Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$54 MM$28 MM
West Springfield School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$14,154$20,216
West Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$13,865$19,181
West Springfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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