Westwood Elementary School

11629 Westwood School Rd

Coker, AL 35452-9717

Tel: (205)342-2666
Grades KG-5
311 students
Westwood Elementary School serves 311 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
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.

School Overview

The student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 311 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Westwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
1%
34%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
90%
57%
Westwood Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Westwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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 0.32
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
37%
52%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Tuscaloosa County School District's student population of 17,860 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,243 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,311 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
7
Number of Students Managed 17,860 3,026
Tuscaloosa County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $163 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $164 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,243 $10,181
Tuscaloosa County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,311 $10,301
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Buhl Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BuhlBuhl Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 179 students
    3.7 miles
    11968 Buhl School Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2640
    3.7KG-5179
  • NorthportFlatwoods Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
    3.9 miles
    3800 66th Ave
    NorthportAL 35473
    (205)342-2648
    3.9PK-5369
  • BuhlSipsey Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 486 students
    4.8 miles
    15815 Romulus Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2850
    4.89-12486
  • BuhlSipsey Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 389 students
    4.8 miles
    15815 Romulus Rd
    BuhlAL 35446
    (205)342-2870
    4.86-8389
  • NorthportCrestmont Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
    5.8 miles
    2400 34th Ave
    NorthportAL 35476
    (205)342-2695
    5.8PK-5352

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