Westhill High School

  • Westhill High School serves 2,138 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Westhill High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Westhill High School's student population of 2,138 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 148 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,138 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westhill High School
Total Classroom Teachers148 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Westhill High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Westhill High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westhill High School is 0.68, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#615 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westhill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westhill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westhill High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westhill High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westhill High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
35%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westhill High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westhill High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.680.42
This chart display the diversity score of Westhill High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westhill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westhill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSTAMFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stamford Roxbury School
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    0.2 miles
    751 Westhill Rd.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)977-4287
    0.2 PK-5 601
  • Stamford Apples Prek
    Grades: PK | 162 students
    0.7 miles
    381 High Ridge Road
    Stamford, CT 06905
    (203)977-5094
    0.7 PK 162
  • Stamford Rippowam Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 703 students
    0.7 miles
    381 High Ridge Rd.
    Stamford, CT 06905
    (203)977-5255
    0.7 6-8 703
  • Stamford The Academy Of Information Technology
    Grades: 9-12 | 666 students
    0.8 miles
    411 High Ridge Road
    Stamford, CT 06905
    (203)977-4336
    0.8 9-12 666
  • Stamford Newfield School
    Grades: K-5 | 615 students
    1.1 miles
    345 Pepper Ridge Rd.
    Stamford, CT 06905
    (203)977-4282
    1.1 K-5 615

School Reviews

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The school is filled with thugs that roam and deface the halls, do drugs, and are disrespectful to everyone around them. Security is a joke and the administration isn't much better. No one does anything to improve the school climate. If you're in honors or AP classes, the experience is much better, and those are pretty much the only kids that participate in the extra curriculars. Unfortunately, they have to suffer with the trash that surrounds them.
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