Westfield Schools

The Westfield Public School District, in partnership with families and community, educates all students to reach their highest potential as productive, well-balanced and responsible citizens who respect individual differences and diversity in an ever changing world.

In its newly published ranking of the top US public high schools, Newsweek ranks Westfield High School #67 in the US.  In addition, it is #2 in open enrollment high schools in New Jersey, according to the ranking. 

All kindergarten children attend one school specially designed for our youngest learners. Kindergarten is a half-day program where students attend either a morning or afternoon.

The kindergarten curriculum is broad and rich and introduces children to a wide range of concepts and skills while helping them gain insight into the world. It is organized into three major instructional strands: Language Arts/Social Studies, Mathematics/Science, and Art/Music, Movement and Health.



  • Lincoln - 728 Westfield Ave.

Elementary Schools


There are 6 neighborhood elementary schools (grades 1-5) in Westfield.  All provide the same curricula and offer the same high quality educational programs. To ensure that all of our children are provided with a strong educational foundation, district supervisors work with principals and teachers from all six schools.


  • Franklin - 700 Prospect St.

  • Jefferson - 1200 Boulevard

  • McKinley - 500 First St.

  • Tamaques - 641 Willow Grove Rd.

  • Washington - 900 St. Marks Ave.

  • Wilson - 301 Linden Ave.

Intermediate Schools


The intermediate schools provide a rigorous academic curriculum that is developmentally responsive to the social, emotional and behavioral needs of the adolescent. Both schools have won awards in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), literary and music competitions and for social awareness.

  • Edison - 800 Rahway Ave.

  • Roosevelt - 301 Clark St.

Westfield High School

WHS is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the NJ Dept. of Education. It offers a comprehensive program of studies — more than 170 courses — with a strong focus on college preparatory courses.


There also are 17 Advanced Placement courses. Students study one or more of the 5 world languages: Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, French, and Latin. More than 80 co-curricular activities are offered in addition to 27 sports programs. 80% of students participate in co-curricular activities.

  • Westfield  High School - 550 Dorian Rd.

TEL:  973.762.5400

CELL:  917.797.5059

FAX:  973.762.5401

ADDRESS:  181 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, NJ 07040

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