West Essex High School

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7/10
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Reviews
14
Grades
9-12
Students
1,070
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


English
40%
State avg: 39%
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Biology I
78%
State avg: 58%
Algebra II
32%
State avg: 24%
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10/10
College readiness
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Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 90%
Average SAT score
1638
ACT participation rate
59%
State avg:
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Students
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White
86%
Hispanic
7%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
1%
Black
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
10 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
216 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
85%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
65 West Greenbrook Rd
North Caldwell, NJ 07006
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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