Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Westwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

School Overview

  • Westwood Elementary School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Westwood Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
60%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
60%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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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
5%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Black
13%
10%
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 2015-16 school year data.
White
63%
68%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
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 Score0.570.33
This chart display the diversity score of Westwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
31%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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