Westover School

  • Westover School serves 766 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Westover School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Westover School operates within the Stamford School District.

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School Overview

  • Westover School's student population of 766 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students766 students
Gender %Westover School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Students by GradeWestover School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westover School is ranked within the top 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westover School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Asian
14%
5%
Hispanic
30%
23%
Black
28%
13%
White
25%
56%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsWestover School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.760.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westover School is Stamford School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Stamford School District's student population of 15,759 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,153 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $19,060 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameStamford School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    23
    4
    Number of Students Managed15,7591,534
    Stamford School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    40%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$302 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$300 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,153$20,313
    District Spending / Student$19,060$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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