PROFICIENCY 31% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%STAMFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
55%Stamford
47%Connecticut

Westhill High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "STAMFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Stamford, CT. There are a total of 2,088 students and 148 teachers at Westhill High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 862 free lunch students and 155 reduced lunch students.

Westhill High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 35% lower than the Connecticut average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2088
Teachers147.6
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch862
Reduced lunch155

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment578
Taking some courses405
Taking some courses (not tests)153
Passing some courses296
Passing no courses104

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Westhill High School, there are a total of 578 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 405 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School42%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Westhill High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictConnecticutNational
Caucasian 35.7% 32.9% 58.4% 51.1%
African American 18.3% 19.3% 12.8% 15.9%
Asian 7.4% 8.6% 4.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.3% 37.9% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 1.2% 2.4% 3.1%

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Stillmeadow School42%1.6Stamford, CT
Davenport Ridge School45%1.9Stamford, CT
Toquam Magnet School39%2.3Stamford, CT
Dolan School41%2.3Stamford, CT
Northeast School46%2.3Stamford, CT
Springdale School43%2.4Stamford, CT
Cloonan School46%2.4Stamford, CT

Stamford demographics profile

StatisticStamfordConnecticutNational
Population127,4103,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,38764891
Median age36.440.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Speak English58%78%79%
Speak Spanish23%12%13%

Education level achieved in Stamford

IndexStamfordConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade88.7%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.7%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.3%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Westhill High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.