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
9 454
10 504
11 433
12 471
UG 4

Westfield Senior High School is a public high school of the Westfield Public School District located in Westfield, NJ. It has 1,866 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westfield Senior High School is the 45th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,983rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,866
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 152.78

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Westfield Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 961
(52%)
961
(52%)
 Female 905
(48%)
905
(48%)

Westfield Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,582
(85%)
1,582
(85%)
 Asian 128
(7%)
128
(7%)
 Hispanic 82
(4%)
82
(4%)
 Black 69
(4%)
69
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Westfield Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,809
(97%)
1,809
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(3%)
47
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westfield Senior High School is ranked 357th out of 481 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 (3.1%) 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.

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
2013 1836
2014 1854
2015 1866

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
2013 12.5
2014 11.9
2015 12.2

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
2013 0.030501089324619
2014 0.031283710895361
2015 0.030546623794212

Compare Westfield Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.1%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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