Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 310 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Westwood Elementary School operates within the Tuscaloosa County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 310 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Westwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Westwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Westwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Westwood Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-1998)
Hispanic
8%
6%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
3%
33%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
87%
56%
Westwood Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westwood Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Westwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Westwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.32
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
47%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tuscaloosa County School District's student population of 18,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,727 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,347 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
6
Number of Students Managed 18,015 2,879
Tuscaloosa County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $28 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $167 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,727 $9,721
Tuscaloosa County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,347 $10,229
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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