Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School

Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School serves 316 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

Overview

The student population of 316 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 316 students
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
52%
16%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Black (2008-2012)
White
37%
71%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 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.
0.59 0.23
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
67%
34%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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%
6%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,028 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
3
Number of Students Managed 36,028 1,682
Pittsburgh   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $617 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $625 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,073 $12,476
Pittsburgh   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,352 $11,944
Pittsburgh   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pittsburgh Langley High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Schaeffer K-8 Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Schaeffer K-8 Elementary School
    1235 Clairhaven St
    PittsburghPA 15205
    (412)928-6560
    0.5 mi | 408 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • PittsburghHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Fred L Aiken Elementary School
    881 Greentree Rd
    PittsburghPA 15220
    (412)921-9166
    0.6 mi | 191 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Stevens K-8 Elementary School
    822 Crucible St
    PittsburghPA 15220
    (412)928-6550
    0.9 mi | 327 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • PittsburghCrafton Elementary School
    1874 Crafton Blvd
    PittsburghPA 15205
    (412)922-7196
    0.9 mi | 345 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PittsburghIngram Elementary School
    40 Vancouver St
    PittsburghPA 15205
    (412)921-2727
    1.3 mi | 164 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Pittsburgh, PA 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 0.29, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.