Westfield Senior High School



Westfield Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westfield Senior 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
9 474
10 456
11 468
12 443
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Westfield Senior High School is a public high school of the Westfield Public Schools located in Westfield, NJ. It has 1,860 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westfield Senior High School is the 42nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,868th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,860
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 149.7

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Westfield Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 944
(51%)
944
(51%)
 Female 916
(49%)
916
(49%)

Westfield Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,608
(86%)
1,608
(86%)
 Asian 114
(6%)
114
(6%)
 Black 79
(4%)
79
(4%)
 Hispanic 59
(3%)
59
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Westfield Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,812
(97%)
1,812
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westfield Senior High School is ranked 367th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westfield Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Westfield Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1789
2006 1776
2007 1784
2008 1788
2009 1796
2010 1839
2011 1839
2012 1860

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.6
2007 15.5
2008 13.1
2009 15.8
2010 16.6
2011 12.6
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.024594745667971
2006 0.020833333333333
2007 0.021300448430493
2008 0.019574944071588
2009 0.028953229398664
2010 0.024469820554649
2011 0.022838499184339
2012 0.025806451612903

Compare Westfield Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.6%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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