Westwood High School in Westwood, Massachusetts (MA)



City-data.com school rating (using weighted 2010 test average as compared to other schools in Massachusetts) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 84.

200 NAHATAN STREET
Westwood, MA 2090

County name: Norfolk
School type: Regular School
Grade span: 9th grade - 12th grade

Status: Operational
Phone: (781) 326-7500 (make sure to verify first before calling)

Latitude: 42.214
Longitude: -071.212090

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Lexington High School (16.3 miles):

93
Westwood High School:

84
Ashland High School (13.7 miles):

76
O'Bryant Math/Science School (10.5 miles):

63
Hull High School (16.2 miles):

50
Cambridge Rindge And Latin School (12.4 miles):

36
Boston Community Leadership Academy School (10.2 miles):

20
Media Communications Technology High School (7.3 miles):

3
Westwood High School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Massachusetts:

58
Norfolk County:

69
Westwood:

83
Westwood High School:

84

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Enrollment in Westwood High School

2007 Student Enrollment: 818

9th grade Enrollment: 201
10th grade Enrollment: 212
11th grade Enrollment: 204
12th grade Enrollment: 201


Male students (%): 47.4%
Here:

47.4%
State average from 3564 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 52.6%
Here:

52.6%
State average from 3564 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 90.5%
Here:

90.5%
State average from 3564 schools:

71.0%
African American students (%): 3.3%
Here:

3.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

8.9%
Hispanic students (%): 1.6%
This school:

1.6%
State average from 3564 schools:

13.2%
Asian students (%): 4.4%
Westwood High School:

4.4%
State average from 3564 schools:

4.5%
Native American students (%): 0.10%
Here:

0.10%
State average from 3564 schools:

0.29%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 0.1%
Here:

0.1%
State average from 3564 schools:

1.9%


Genders in Westwood High School

Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 22
Special Education #: 102
Low-Income #: 32
Free Lunch #: 20
Reduced Lunch #: 12


First Language Not English %: 2.7%
Here:

2.7%
State average from 1653 schools:

15.3%
Special Education %: 12.5%
Here:

12.5%
State average from 1778 schools:

16.4%
Low-Income %: 3.9%
Here:

3.9%
State average from 1776 schools:

31.2%
Free Lunch %: 2.4%
Westwood High School:

2.4%
State average from 1774 schools:

25.4%
Reduced Lunch %: 1.5%
This school:

1.5%
State average from 1719 schools:

6.0%



2006 Student Enrollment: 801

9th grade Enrollment: 212
10th grade Enrollment: 206
11th grade Enrollment: 198
12th grade Enrollment: 185


Male students (%): 46.6%
This school:

46.6%
State average from 1781 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 53.4%
Here:

53.4%
State average from 1781 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 91.3%
Here:

91.3%
State average from 1781 schools:

71.8%
African American students (%): 3.1%
This school:

3.1%
State average from 1781 schools:

9.0%
Hispanic students (%): 1.2%
Here:

1.2%
State average from 1781 schools:

12.7%
Asian students (%): 4.1%
Westwood High School:

4.1%
State average from 1781 schools:

4.4%
Native American students (%): 0.10%
Here:

0.10%
State average from 1781 schools:

0.31%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 0.1%
Here:

0.1%
State average from 1781 schools:

1.6%


Genders in Westwood High School

Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 17
Limited English Proficient #: 2
Special Education #: 92
Low-Income #: 15


First Language Not English %: 2.1%
Here:

2.1%
State average from 1633 schools:

14.8%
Limited English Proficient %: 0.2%
Here:

0.2%
State average from 1328 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 11.5%
Here:

11.5%
State average from 1780 schools:

15.9%
Low-Income %: 1.9%
Here:

1.9%
State average from 1771 schools:

30.5%



2005 Student Enrollment: 773

9th grade Enrollment: 214
10th grade Enrollment: 201
11th grade Enrollment: 189
12th grade Enrollment: 169


White students (%): 92.4%
Here:

92.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

74.4%
African American students (%): 3.0%
Here:

3.0%
State average from 1746 schools:

9.5%
Hispanic students (%): 1.3%
This school:

1.3%
State average from 1746 schools:

11.2%
Asian students (%): 3.4%
This school:

3.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

4.5%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 48.6%
Here:

48.6%
State average from 1746 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 51.4%
Here:

51.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 13
Limited English Proficient #: 5
Special Education #: 90
Low-Income #: 21


First Language Not English %: 1.7%
Here:

1.7%
State average from 1573 schools:

14.2%
Limited English Proficient %: 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 1217 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 11.6%
Here:

11.6%
State average from 1745 schools:

15.4%
Low-Income %: 2.7%
Here:

2.7%
State average from 1735 schools:

29.2%



2004 Student Enrollment: 737

9th grade Enrollment: 206
10th grade Enrollment: 194
11th grade Enrollment: 173
12th grade Enrollment: 164


White students (%): 92.5%
Here:

92.5%
State average from 1729 schools:

75.1%
African American students (%): 3.3%
Here:

3.3%
State average from 1729 schools:

9.4%
Hispanic students (%): 1.4%
Here:

1.4%
State average from 1729 schools:

10.7%
Asian students (%): 2.8%
This school:

2.8%
State average from 1729 schools:

4.4%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 46.5%
Here:

46.5%
State average from 1729 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 53.5%
Here:

53.5%
State average from 1729 schools:

48.1%


Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 8
Special Education #: 69


First Language Not English %: 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 1530 schools:

13.9%
Special Education %: 9.4%
Here:

9.4%
State average from 1725 schools:

15.0%



2003 Student Enrollment: 692

9th grade Enrollment: 193
10th grade Enrollment: 176
11th grade Enrollment: 167
12th grade Enrollment: 156


White students (%): 92.6%
Westwood High School:

92.6%
State average from 1634 schools:

75.8%
African American students (%): 3.0%
Here:

3.0%
State average from 1634 schools:

9.1%
Hispanic students (%): 1.3%
Westwood High School:

1.3%
State average from 1634 schools:

10.4%
Asian students (%): 3.0%
Westwood High School:

3.0%
State average from 1634 schools:

4.3%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 45.1%
Westwood High School:

45.1%
State average from 1634 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 54.9%
Westwood High School:

54.9%
State average from 1634 schools:

48.2%


Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 18
Low-Income #: 14


First Language Not English %: 2.6%
This school:

2.6%
State average from 1462 schools:

14.6%
Low-Income %: 2.0%
Westwood High School:

2.0%
State average from 1608 schools:

27.9%



2002 Student Enrollment: 666

10th grade Enrollment: 173
11th grade Enrollment: 172
12th grade Enrollment: 159
Special grade Enrollment: 162


White students (%): 91.3%
Here:

91.3%
State average from 1682 schools:

76.8%
African American students (%): 3.3%
Here:

3.3%
State average from 1682 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 1682 schools:

9.9%
Asian students (%): 3.5%
This school:

3.5%
State average from 1682 schools:

4.2%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 47.0%
Here:

47.0%
State average from 1682 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 53.0%
This school:

53.0%
State average from 1682 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 30
Low-Income #: 9


First Language Not English %: 4.5%
Here:

4.5%
State average from 1452 schools:

13.6%
Low-Income %: 1.4%
Here:

1.4%
State average from 1613 schools:

27.4%



2001 Student Enrollment: 647

10th grade Enrollment: 170
11th grade Enrollment: 170
12th grade Enrollment: 163
Special grade Enrollment: 144


White students (%): 96.4%
This school:

96.4%
State average from 1664 schools:

77.2%
African American students (%): 2.9%
Here:

2.9%
State average from 1664 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 1664 schools:

9.6%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 44.7%
Here:

44.7%
State average from 1664 schools:

51.6%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 55.3%
Here:

55.3%
State average from 1664 schools:

48.4%


Grades in Westwood High School

Races in Westwood High School

First Language Not English #: 44
Low-Income #: 5


First Language Not English %: 6.8%
Here:

6.8%
State average from 1347 schools:

14.1%
Low-Income %: 0.8%
This school:

0.8%
State average from 1635 schools:

26.3%



2007 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 32
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 16

Average number of Absences: 7.5
Here:

7.5
State average from 1782 schools:

8.8
Attendance Rate: 95.8%
This school:

95.8%
State average from 1782 schools:

94.8%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 3.9%
Here:

3.9%
State average from 712 schools:

5.5%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 2.0%
This school:

2.0%
State average from 1093 schools:

8.3%




2006 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 7.5
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 32

Average number of Absences: 3.0
Here:

3.0
State average from 325 schools:

29.0
Attendance Rate: 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 325 schools:

4.5%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.8%
Westwood High School:

95.8%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 4.0%
Westwood High School:

4.0%
State average from 690 schools:

5.9%




2005 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 7.9
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 32

Average number of Absences: 3.0
Here:

3.0
State average from 322 schools:

31.1
Attendance Rate: 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 322 schools:

4.2%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.6%
This school:

95.6%
State average from 1746 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 4.1%
Here:

4.1%
State average from 663 schools:

6.2%




2004 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 7.1
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 49

In-School Suspensions Rate: 96.0%
Here:

96.0%
State average from 1729 schools:

94.7%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 6.7%
Westwood High School:

6.7%
State average from 629 schools:

6.6%




2003 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 8.2

In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.4%
Here:

95.4%
State average from 1635 schools:

94.4%






Teacher Count in Westwood High School

Student/Teacher Ratio in Westwood High School

2007 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 59
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 54

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 1782 schools:

95.7%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 96.3%
Here:

96.3%
State average from 1781 schools:

95.3%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.9
This school:

13.9
State average from 1782 schools:

10.0


2006 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 65
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 61

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 93.9%
Here:

93.9%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 91.7%
Here:

91.7%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.1%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.3
Here:

12.3
State average from 1781 schools:

13.4


2005 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 60
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 55

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 98.3%
This school:

98.3%
State average from 1745 schools:

94.4%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 98.2%
This school:

98.2%
State average from 1733 schools:

93.9%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Westwood High School:

13.0
State average from 1746 schools:

13.6


2004 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 60
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 54

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 97.5%
This school:

97.5%
State average from 1728 schools:

94.1%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 98.2%
Here:

98.2%
State average from 1724 schools:

94.4%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Here:

12.4
State average from 1729 schools:

13.8




SAT Results in Westwood High School

2007 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) statistics:


Number of Test Takers: 194

Reading: 547.0
Here:

547.0
State average from 322 schools:

488.1
Writing: 558.0
Westwood High School:

558.0
State average from 322 schools:

483.3
Math: 576.0
Here:

576.0
State average from 322 schools:

496.6




2006 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) statistics:


Number of Test Takers: 195

Reading: 554.0
Here:

554.0
State average from 316 schools:

489.7
Writing: 571.0
Here:

571.0
State average from 316 schools:

484.0
Math: 575.0
Westwood High School:

575.0
State average from 316 schools:

498.9




2005 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) statistics:


Reading: 556.0
Here:

556.0
State average from 299 schools:

500.8
Writing: 595.0
Here:

595.0
State average from 299 schools:

506.6
Math: 172.0
Here:

172.0
State average from 307 schools:

143.7






MCAS Results in Westwood High School

2007 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 210
Warning / Failing - English: 2
Needs Improvement - English: 7
Proficiency - English: 80
Advanced - English: 121


Students Tested - Math: 210
Warning / Failing - Math: 1
Needs Improvement - Math: 12
Proficiency - Math: 52
Advanced - Math: 145


MCAS English Results - Westwood High School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 98.3
This school:

98.3
State average from 336 schools:

88.3
Warning / Failing - English (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 336 schools:

4.7%
Needs Improvement - English (%): 3.0%
Here:

3.0%
State average from 336 schools:

24.7%
Proficiency - English (%): 38.0%
Here:

38.0%
State average from 336 schools:

50.1%
Advanced - English (%): 58.0%
This school:

58.0%
State average from 336 schools:

20.5%


MCAS Math Results - Westwood High School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 98.2
Here:

98.2
State average from 336 schools:

85.6
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 6.0%
Here:

6.0%
State average from 336 schools:

22.4%
Proficiency - Math (%): 25.0%
Here:

25.0%
State average from 336 schools:

29.0%
Advanced - Math (%): 69.0%
Here:

69.0%
State average from 336 schools:

40.4%




2006 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 195
Warning / Failing - English: 2
Needs Improvement - English: 10
Proficiency - English: 87
Advanced - English: 96


Students Tested - Math: 195
Warning / Failing - Math: 2
Needs Improvement - Math: 23
Proficiency - Math: 43
Advanced - Math: 127


MCAS English Results - Westwood High School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 97.4
Here:

97.4
State average from 321 schools:

86.0
Warning / Failing - English (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 321 schools:

6.9%
Needs Improvement - English (%): 5.0%
Here:

5.0%
State average from 321 schools:

26.1%
Proficiency - English (%): 45.0%
Westwood High School:

45.0%
State average from 321 schools:

44.3%
Advanced - English (%): 49.0%
Westwood High School:

49.0%
State average from 321 schools:

22.8%


MCAS Math Results - Westwood High School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 94.4
Westwood High School:

94.4
State average from 321 schools:

81.8
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 321 schools:

11.5%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 12.0%
Here:

12.0%
State average from 321 schools:

24.9%
Proficiency - Math (%): 22.0%
This school:

22.0%
State average from 321 schools:

28.7%
Advanced - Math (%): 65.0%
Here:

65.0%
State average from 321 schools:

35.0%




2004 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 189
Warning / Failing - English: 4
Needs Improvement - English: 20
Proficiency - English: 46
Advanced - English: 119


Students Tested - Math: 432
Warning / Failing - Math: 30
Needs Improvement - Math: 130
Proficiency - Math: 222
Advanced - Math: 50


MCAS English Results - Westwood High School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 94.4
Here:

94.4
State average from 317 schools:

80.4
Warning / Failing - English (%): 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 317 schools:

11.6%
Needs Improvement - English (%): 11.0%
Westwood High School:

11.0%
State average from 317 schools:

29.6%
Proficiency - English (%): 24.0%
Here:

24.0%
State average from 317 schools:

31.8%
Advanced - English (%): 63.0%
Here:

63.0%
State average from 317 schools:

27.2%


MCAS Math Results - Westwood High School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 84.7
Here:

84.7
State average from 316 schools:

83.6
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 7.0%
Here:

7.0%
State average from 316 schools:

9.0%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 30.0%
This school:

30.0%
State average from 316 schools:

27.6%
Proficiency - Math (%): 51.0%
Westwood High School:

51.0%
State average from 316 schools:

41.9%
Advanced - Math (%): 12.0%
Here:

12.0%
State average from 316 schools:

21.6%




2003 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) statistics - 10th Grade:


Students Tested - English: 175
Needs Improvement - English: 13
Proficiency - English: 63
Advanced - English: 99


Students Tested - Math: 175
Warning / Failing - Math: 2
Needs Improvement - Math: 25
Proficiency - Math: 52
Advanced - Math: 96


MCAS English Results - Westwood High School

MCAS English Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - English: 97.4
This school:

97.4
State average from 309 schools:

83.1
Needs Improvement - English (%): 7.0%
Here:

7.0%
State average from 309 schools:

28.3%
Proficiency - English (%): 36.0%
Westwood High School:

36.0%
State average from 309 schools:

42.9%
Advanced - English (%): 57.0%
Here:

57.0%
State average from 309 schools:

20.2%


MCAS Math Results - Westwood High School

MCAS Math Results - Massachusetts

Composite Performance Index - Math: 94.6
Here:

94.6
State average from 309 schools:

75.4
Warning / Failing - Math (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 309 schools:

17.8%
Needs Improvement - Math (%): 14.0%
This school:

14.0%
State average from 309 schools:

29.5%
Proficiency - Math (%): 30.0%
Here:

30.0%
State average from 309 schools:

28.7%
Advanced - Math (%): 55.0%
Here:

55.0%
State average from 309 schools:

24.1%






Participation Statistics:


2007 Participation - All students - English - 10th Grade:

Enrollment: 211
Standard Assessment: 209
Alternate Assessment: 1
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
This school:

100.0%
State average from 341 schools:

99.5%


2007 Participation - All students - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 211
Standard Assessment: 209
Alternate Assessment: 1
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 341 schools:

99.0%


2007 Participation - Low income subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 11
Standard Assessment: 10
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 285 schools:

99.1%


2007 Participation - Low income subgroup - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 11
Standard Assessment: 10
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Westwood High School:

100.0%
State average from 284 schools:

98.3%


2007 Participation - Black/African American subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 10
Standard Assessment: 10

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Westwood High School:

100.0%
State average from 129 schools:

99.2%


2007 Participation - Black/African American subgroup - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 10
Standard Assessment: 10

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 125 schools:

98.2%


2007 Participation - Asian subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%



2007 Participation - White subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

Enrollment: 187
Standard Assessment: 185
Alternate Assessment: 1
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 312 schools:

99.6%


2007 Participation - White subgroup - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 187
Standard Assessment: 185
Alternate Assessment: 1
After October: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Westwood High School:

100.0%
State average from 310 schools:

99.3%


2007 Participation - Multi-race subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%



2007 Participation - Special Education subgroup - English - 10th Grade:

Enrollment: 27
Standard Assessment: 26
Alternate Assessment: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 284 schools:

98.6%


2007 Participation - Special Education subgroup - Math - 10th Grade:

AYP participation rate: 100%
Enrollment: 27
Standard Assessment: 26
Alternate Assessment: 1

AYP participation rate: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 286 schools:

97.8%




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