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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Westford Public Schools is a top rated, public school district located in Westford, MA. It has 5,149 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 80% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.
About Westford Public Schools...
Address
23 Depot Street
Westford, MA 01886
Telephone
(978) 692-5560

Westford Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
80%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1310
507 responses
Average ACT
30
126 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,149
Free or Reduced Lunch
4.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,278
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$64,929,000
Expenses Per Student
$14,750/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    63%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    3%

Westford Public Schools Reviews

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In the Westford Public Schools school system and am very satisfied with the teachers and the local high school. We moved specifically to this area for the high school and wasn't disappointed. The teachers are all very motivational and understanding, but still encourage students to learn while having fun. There are lots of different class options and activities outside of school for students to do as well. Also, there are more than 100 clubs which makes it easy for every student to join something that they love. Finally, if they could improve on anything it would be the time of meetings. Parents usually have to leave work early or take time off just to go to school functions or parent nights, which doesn't make it very convenient. I love the Westford Schools system though and would definitely recommend!
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Academics are strong for a public school, although there's a pretty significant gap between the quality of the Honors/AP classes and CP classes. STEM programs are consistently strong across the board. For the humanities there's more variance, but there are a select few English / History teachers that are really amazing educators and will shape your worldview.

School culture is definitely dominated by athletics. Grouping does occur fairly distinctly and can significantly influence students' high school experiences. (But this happens in almost any public school.) There are still great opportunities to pursue the arts (mostly limited to theatre, marching band, and orchestras) but students should know that their extracurricular careers will be heavily interlinked with their social standings.

All in all, WPS isn't a bad place to be and will prepare your child for the average university.
Westford Public Schools is an amazing place to prepare for college. Westford Academy is a place that fosters learning and college readiness. Overall the academics are outstanding, but the regard for mental health impact from an overworking and high standard environment is not healthy. They are taking steps to try to resolve this, but, from a student standpoint, it would be better if administrators took it as more of a priority.