Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School

  • Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School serves 232 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 232 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 232 students
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
42%
15%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
39%
68%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
16%
3%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.25
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
71%
41%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsburgh School District's student population of 24,602 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,297 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,713 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 24,602 1,497
Pittsburgh School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $633 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $592 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,297 $13,911
Pittsburgh School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,713 $13,599
Pittsburgh School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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