Westfield High School

Tel: (703)488-6300
  • Westfield High School serves 2,644 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Westfield High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • Westfield High School operates within the Fairfax County School District.
  • Fairfax County School District's 87% graduation rate is equal to the Virginia state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Westfield High School's student population of 2644 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 176 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,644 students
Westfield High School Total Students (2002-2016)
Gender %Westfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers176 teachers
Westfield High School Total Teachers (2002-2016)
Students by GradeWestfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westfield High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westfield High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Westfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2016)
Asian
21%
7%
Westfield High School Asian Students (2002-2016)
Hispanic
21%
14%
Westfield High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
13%
23%
Westfield High School Black Students (2002-2016)
White
41%
50%
Westfield High School White Students (2002-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Westfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWestfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.42
Westfield High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
88%
87%
Westfield High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
Westfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
Westfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westfield High School is Fairfax County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fairfax County School District's student population of 185,807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 86% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,016 is higher than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,217 is higher than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameFairfax County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    222
    4
    Number of Students Managed185,8073,554
    Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    83%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    85%
    80%
    District Graduation Rate
    87%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$2,351 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$2,387 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,016$11,628
    District Spending / Student$13,217$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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