District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in West Essex Regional School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in West essex regional school district at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in West Essex Regional School District
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Parent / Guardian
June 23, 2020
I have one child who recently graduated from West Essex. I found the teachers and the curriculum to be strong and very good preparation for college. The school offers many AP classes for those... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 13, 2020
My experience attending West Essex was nothing short of amazing. I agree the interior of the school needs some uplifting and renovating but the education was top notch for a regional public school,... More
Current student
June 20, 2019
Don't come to West Essex. It was good a few years ago when my older brother was here and the principal was Gary Suda. West Essex is nothing like that today. It's about abuse of power, uncaring... More