Westwood Elementary School

5800 Ridgewood Rd
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Westwood Elementary School serves 461 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 58% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 461 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 0.57, which is more 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
#771 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
13%
11%
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White
63%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.570.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Cloud Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westwood Elementary School is Apollo Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St Cloud Area Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Special Education Facilities (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Cloud Apollo Senior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,426 student
    0.9 miles
    1000 44th Ave N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-1600
    0.9 9-12 1,426
  • Waite Park St Cloud Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 279 students
    0.9 miles
    216 N 8th Ave
    Waite Park, MN 56387
    (320) 203-8470
    0.9 7-12 279
  • Saint Cloud Special Education Facilities Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 83 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 44th Ave N Ste 100
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-9333
    0.9 PK-12 83
  • Saint Cloud Madison Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
    1.8 miles
    2805 9th St N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 252-4665
    1.8 PK-5 699
  • Saint Joseph Ec Sp Ed At Colts Academy Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 176 students
    1.9 miles
    124 1st Avenue Se
    Saint Joseph, MN 56374
    (320) 253-5828
    1.9 PK 176

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