Westlawn Elementary School

234 Pearl St
Dunkirk, IN 47336
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Westlawn Elementary School serves 209 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Westlawn Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Westlawn Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Westlawn Elementary School's student population of 209 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Westlawn Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westlawn Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#395 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
96%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.080.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJay School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westlawn Elementary School is Delta High School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Jay County Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dunkirk West Jay County Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 210 students
    0.8 miles
    140 Highland Ave
    Dunkirk, IN 47336
    (765) 768-7648
    0.8 6-8 210
  • Redkey Redkey Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 187 students
    3.7 miles
    6 W Main St
    Redkey, IN 47373
    (765) 369-2571
    3.7 K-5 187
  • Albany Albany Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
    5.1 miles
    700 W State St
    Albany, IN 47320
    (765) 789-6102
    5.1 K-5 292
  • Eaton Eaton Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    7.2 miles
    200 N E Union St
    Eaton, IN 47338
    (765) 396-3301
    7.2 K-5 272
  • Hartford City Southside Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 381 students
    9.2 miles
    1515 S Monroe St
    Hartford City, IN 47348
    (765) 348-7584
    9.2 K-3 381

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