George Westergard Elementary School

1785 Ambassador Drive
Reno, NV 89523
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, George Westergard Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 42%).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10% in NV
  • : 56% (Top 10%)
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

George Westergard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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School Overview

George Westergard Elementary School's student population of 486 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

George Westergard Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of George Westergard Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NV)
#50 out of 684 schools
(Top 10%)
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56%
26%
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59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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16:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
44%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
64%
29%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is George Westergard Elementary School's ranking?
George Westergard Elementary School is ranked #50 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nevada.
What schools are George Westergard Elementary School often compared to?
George Westergard Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School, Verdi Elementary School, Rollan Melton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
How many students attend George Westergard Elementary School?
486 students attend George Westergard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of George Westergard Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does George Westergard Elementary School offer ?
George Westergard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is George Westergard Elementary School part of?
George Westergard Elementary School is part of Washoe County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 56% (Top 10%)
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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