Westfield Senior High School

550 Dorian Rd
Westfield, NJ 07090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Westfield Senior High School serves 1,913 students in grades 9-12.
Westfield Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Westfield Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Westfield Senior High School's student population of 1,913 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,913 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
155 teachers
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School Rankings

Westfield Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westfield Senior High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#342 out of 2221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
85%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,913 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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