WESTFIELD, NJ — Niche, a company that ranks colleges and grade schools, has released its “Best School Districts in New Jersey” list for 2015, and it ranks Westfield Public Schools no. 41 in the state.
The rankings were created using opinions from students and parents, statistical factors and student outcomes.
For Westfield, “There have been 85 reviews written and they have been mixed,” the company reveals on k12niche.com.
Niche also graded aspects of each district, giving Westfield an A+ for academics, an A+ for teachers, an A for educational outcomes, an A for health and safety and an A- for extracurriculars. Sports and fitness earned a B. Westfield got Cs for student culture and diversity as well as resources and facilities. The district’s overall Niche grade is A+.
To read the full list and for more details on Niche’s methodology, click here.