Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westwood Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Westwood Elementary School's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#72 out of 1793 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
77%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.400.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrior Lake-Savage Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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