Westhill High School serves 2,236 students in grades 9-12.
Westhill High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,236 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 68%
- Graduation Rate: 85% (Btm 50% in CT)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Westhill High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
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Westhill High School's student population of 2,236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westhill High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westhill High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#500 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Westhill High School's ranking?
Westhill High School is ranked #500 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westhill High School?
The graduation rate of Westhill High School is 85%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Westhill High School?
2,236 students attend Westhill High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Westhill High School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westhill High School?
Westhill High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Westhill High School offer ?
Westhill High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Westhill High School part of?
Westhill High School is part of Stamford School District.
Wow! I was so amazed coming from New York of the staff, then administration of how professional and great I was treated. My daughter loved the school and her first reaction of seeing it in person, saying This school looks like one from the movies. She loved it and enjoy her experiences there.
Westhill is a great school! The AP classes are amazing that they have. The administration is tight, so you shouldn't worry much about it.
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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