Westdale Elementary School

  • Westdale Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 78%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 82%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Westdale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Westdale Elementary School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westdale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,833 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westdale Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)85-89%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)75-79%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
8%
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Black
17%
18%
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White
52%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westdale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.650.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaginaw Township Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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