Westwood Elementary School

Westwood Elementary School serves 658 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Westwood Elementary School operates within the St. Cloud Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 658 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 658 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Westwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Westwood Elementary School American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
8%
6%
Westwood Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Westwood Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
8%
10%
Westwood Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
72%
Westwood Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.50 0.30
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
41%
31%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,477 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name St. Cloud Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 10,477 519
St. Cloud Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $6 MM
St. Cloud Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $119 MM $6 MM
St. Cloud Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,164 $11,416
St. Cloud Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,480 $11,593
St. Cloud Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Apollo Senior High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Special Education Facilities (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Special Education Facilities (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St. Cloud Apollo Senior High School
    1000 44th Ave North
    St. Cloud , MN 56303
    (320)253-1600
    0.9  mi  |  1243  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • St. Cloud Special Education Facilities
    Special Education School
    1000 44th Ave North
    St. Cloud , MN 56303
    (320)253-9333
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Waite Park St Cloud Area Learning Center
    Alternative School
    216 North 8th Ave
    Waite Park , MN 56387
    (320)203-8470
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  307  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • St. Cloud Madison Elementary School
    2805 9th St North
    St. Cloud , MN 56303
    (320)252-4665
    1.8  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • St. Cloud North Junior High School
    1212 North 29th Ave
    St. Cloud , MN 56303
    (320)251-2159
    1.9  mi  |  678  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
St. Cloud, MN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is higher than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in St. Cloud is Talahi Community Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.