Westwood Elementary School

11629 Westwood School Rd

Coker, AL 35452-9717

Tel: (205)342-2666
Grades: KG-5

315 students

Westwood Elementary School serves 315 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Westwood Elementary School operates within the Tuscaloosa County School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 315 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Westwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Westwood Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
2%
34%
Westwood Elementary School Black (1989-2013)
White
90%
57%
Westwood Elementary School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Westwood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Westwood Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.31
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
38%
52%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,797 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
7
Number of Students Managed 17,797 2,979
Tuscaloosa County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $29 MM
District Spending $158 MM $31 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,407 $9,620
Tuscaloosa County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,003 $10,180
Tuscaloosa County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sipsey Valley High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sipsey Valley Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flatwoods Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NorthportFlatwoods Elementary School
    3800 66th Ave
    NorthportAL 35473
    (205)342-2648
    3.8 mi | 388 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BuhlBuhl Elementary School
    11968 Buhl School Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2640
    3.8 mi | 180 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BuhlSipsey Valley High School
    15815 Romulus Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2850
    4.8 mi | 459 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • BuhlSipsey Valley Middle School
    15815 Romulus Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2870
    4.8 mi | 377 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • NorthportCrestmont Elementary School
    2400 34th Ave
    NorthportAL 35476
    (205)342-2695
    5.7 mi | 326 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.