The Mission of the Westfield, NJ Public School District, a system built on successful cooperation among family, school, and community, is to prepare all students to reach their highest potential and to become productive, ethical and responsible citizens through educational programs, which respect individual differences and diversity.
Westfield is a wonderful place for education, featuring some of the best schools in the area, including Westfield High School which is frequently listed among the top ten schools in New Jersey; Westfield students are also known for scoring above average on the SATs. Based on a survey of residents twenty-five years of age and over it was determined that:
95.4% had a high school diploma or higher,
62.5% had a BA or higher, and
29.8% had a Graduate or Professional degree.