Westwood Elementary School

2920 Nw 9th
Ankeny, IA 50023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Westwood Elementary School serves 653 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 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 653 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.26, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#92 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
86%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnkeny Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Westwood Elementary School is Northview Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ankeny Northview Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-9 | 856 students
    1.2 miles
    1302 N Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9700
    1.2 8-9 856
  • Ankeny Northwest Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 366 students
    1.3 miles
    1202 W First St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9680
    1.3 K-5 366
  • Ankeny Prairie Ridge Middle School Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-7 | 903 students
    1.3 miles
    1010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9705
    1.3 6-7 903
  • Ankeny Ashland Ridge Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
    1.8 miles
    2600 Nw Ash Drive
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9594
    1.8 PK-5 663
  • Ankeny Parkview Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-7 | 894 students
    1.8 miles
    105 Nw Pleasant St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9640
    1.8 6-7 894

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