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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Westwood Elementary School operates within the Bloomington Public School District.

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 grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Westwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeWestwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Westwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Westwood Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
5%
7%
Westwood Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
13%
10%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
63%
68%
Westwood Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Westwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWestwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.33
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
31%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westwood Elementary School is Bloomington Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bloomington Public School District's student population of 10,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,991 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,141 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameBloomington Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    2
    Number of Students Managed10,399531
    Bloomington Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    60%
    District Total Revenue$147 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$138 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,991$11,015
    District Spending / Student$13,141$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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