2920 Nw 9th
Ankeny, IA 50023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Westwood Elementary School serves 618 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Westwood Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 1227 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
88%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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