Westfield Technical Academy

Westfield Technical Academy serves 541 students in grades 9-12.
Westfield Technical Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Westfield Technical Academy's student population of 541 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Westfield Technical Academy 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 Westfield Technical Academy is 0.24, 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
#202 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
87%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westfield Technical Academy is Westfield High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Ave (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westfield Franklin Ave Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
    0.3 miles
    22 Franklin Avenue
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6424
    0.3 K-5 248
  • Westfield Highland Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
    0.6 miles
    34 Western Avenue
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6428
    0.6 K-5 373
  • Westfield Abner Gibbs Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 223 students
    0.8 miles
    50 West Silver Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6418
    0.8 K-5 223
  • Westfield Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 196 students
    0.9 miles
    35 White Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-6422
    0.9 PK 196
  • Westfield South Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 588 students
    0.9 miles
    30 West Silver Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 568-1900
    0.9 6-8 588

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