Westwood Elementary School

4083 Us Hwy 221s
West Jefferson, NC 28694
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Westwood Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Westwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Westwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#405 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
18%
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Black
1%
25%
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White
82%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshe County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westwood Elementary School is Ashe County High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ashe County Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Jefferson Ashe County High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 927 students
    2.5 miles
    184 Campus Drive
    West Jefferson, NC 28694
    (336) 846-2400
    2.5 9-12 927
  • West Jefferson Ashe County Early College High School

    2.8 miles
    363 Campus Dr
    West Jefferson, NC 28694
    (336) 246-7175
    2.8 n/a n/a
  • Jefferson Mountain View Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 614 students
    4.4 miles
    2789 Hwy 221 N
    Jefferson, NC 28640
    (336) 982-4200
    4.4 PK-6 614
  • Warrensville Ashe County Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 438 students
    6.8 miles
    255 Northwest Lane
    Warrensville, NC 28693
    (336) 384-3591
    6.8 7-8 438
  • Warrensville Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 514 students
    6.9 miles
    5778 Nc Hwy 88 W
    Warrensville, NC 28693
    (336) 384-4500
    6.9 K-6 514

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