Westgate Elementary School

2514 West 4th Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Westgate Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westgate Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Westgate Elementary School's student population of 547 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Westgate Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westgate Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1744 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
8%
8%
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Hispanic
28%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
54%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennewick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westgate Elementary School is Legacy High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Park Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amistad Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennewick Amistad Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    1.0 miles
    930 West 4th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-5100
    1 PK-5 529
  • Kennewick Hawthorne Elementary School - Kennewick Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
    1.1 miles
    3520 West John Day Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 734-3690
    1.1 K-5 554
  • Kennewick Park Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 710 students
    1.1 miles
    1011 West 10th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6900
    1.1 6-8 710
  • Kennewick Southgate Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    1.1 miles
    3121 West 19th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509) 585-3380
    1.1 K-5 464
  • Kennewick Highlands Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    1.2 miles
    425 South Tweedt Street
    Kennewick, WA 99336
    (509) 222-6700
    1.2 6-8 812

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