Westmont Elementary School

  • Westmont Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Westmont Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Westmont Elementary School operates within the Ocean View School District.

School Overview

  • Westmont Elementary School's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students342 students
Gender %Westmont Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Students by GradeWestmont Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westmont Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westmont Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
12%
11%
Hispanic
63%
54%
White
19%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsWestmont Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westmont Elementary School is Ocean View School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Ocean View School District's student population of 8,787 students has decreased by 6% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,508 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,856 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameOcean View School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    16
    4
    Number of Students Managed8,7871,585
    Ocean View School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$80 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$83 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,508$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,856$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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