Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School

Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School serves 254 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

School Overview

The student population of 254 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 254 students
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
44%
15%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
39%
69%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
13%
3%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.24
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
38%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,895 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,865 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,625 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 25,895 1,514
Pittsburgh   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $611 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $632 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,865 $12,967
Pittsburgh   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,625 $12,300
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pittsburgh Brashear High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fred L Aiken Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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