5800 Ridgewood Rd
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Westwood Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#720 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
53%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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