West Orange High School
is a comprehensive, four-year public high school
, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from West Orange
in Essex County
, New Jersey
. WOHS is currently the only high school serving the West Orange Public Schools
. West Orange High School is accredited by the New Jersey Department of Education
and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Secondary Schools since 1928., Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Secondary Schools. Accessed June 21, 2011.
As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,042 students and 172 classroom teachers (on a FTE
basis), for a student–teacher ratio
of 11.87., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed June 21, 2011.
Faculty and academics
A faculty of 200 includes administration and supervisory personnel, as well as Guidance Staff, two full-time Library Media Specialists, two nurses, a Student Assistance Counselor, and a full-time Child Study Team. The majority of the professional staff members have earned masters degrees, seven have earned doctorates.
West Orange High School has a comprehensive program with a wide variety of course offerings. Graduation requirements are based on study in grades nine through twelve. Students must satisfy the state and local requirements for graduation and take additional courses to total a minimum of 135 credits. In addition to the basic... Read More