Westfield Technical Academy

33 Smith Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Westfield Technical Academy serves 541 students in grades 9-12.
Westfield Technical Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westfield Technical Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Westfield Technical Academy's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Westfield Technical Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westfield Technical Academy is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#750 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
83%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westfield Technical Academy's ranking?
Westfield Technical Academy is ranked #750 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Westfield Technical Academy often compared to?
Westfield Technical Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Smith Vocational And Agricultural High School, Pathfinder Vocational Technical by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westfield Technical Academy?
The graduation rate of Westfield Technical Academy is 90-94%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Westfield Technical Academy?
541 students attend Westfield Technical Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Westfield Technical Academy students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westfield Technical Academy?
Westfield Technical Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Westfield Technical Academy offer ?
Westfield Technical Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Westfield Technical Academy part of?
Westfield Technical Academy is part of Westfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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