Westwood High School



Westwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 210
10 257
11 215
12 224
UG 1

Westwood High School is a public high school of the Westwood School District located in Westwood, MA. It has 907 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westwood High School is the 144th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 6,467th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 907
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.55

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Westwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 477
(53%)
477
(53%)
 Male 430
(47%)
430
(47%)

Westwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 786
(87%)
786
(87%)
 Asian 58
(6%)
58
(6%)
 Black 34
(4%)
34
(4%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Westwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 856
(94%)
856
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
36
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westwood High School is ranked 337th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 800
2006 817
2007 817
2008 831
2009 857
2010 873
2011 922
2012 907

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 13.8
2007 12.2
2008 12.3
2009 12.5
2010 12.9
2011 13.4
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01875
2006 0.039167686658507
2007 0.00734394124847
2008 0.032490974729242
2009 0.035005834305718
2010 0.043528064146621
2011 0.05531453362256
2012 0.056229327453142

Compare Westwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.6%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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