125 Roxbury Rd.
Stamford, CT 06902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Westhill High School serves 2,061 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Westhill High School's student population of 2,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 160 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,061 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
160 teachers
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School Rankings

Westhill High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westhill High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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 (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#615 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
42%
25%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
34%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
88%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
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.
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5  
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.
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2  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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