Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Westwood Elementary School's student population of 630 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#67 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westwood Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
7%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.410.34
This chart display the diversity score of Westwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrior Lake-savage Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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