Westlake Elementary School

1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 485 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Westlake Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 68%
  • : 75%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westlake Elementary School's student population of 485 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
485 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Westlake Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
68%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
75%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Westlake Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westlake Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
59%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Westlake Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westlake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Westlake Elementary School often compared to?
Westlake Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bay View Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Westlake Elementary School?
485 students attend Westlake Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Westlake Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westlake Elementary School?
Westlake Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Westlake Elementary School offer ?
Westlake Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Westlake Elementary School part of?
Westlake Elementary School is part of Santa Cruz City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 68%
  • : 75%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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