Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 541 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is equal to the state average of 31%.
  • Westwood Elementary School operates within the St. Cloud Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 541 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students541 students
Westwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Westwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Westwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by GradeWestwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Westwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Westwood Elementary School American Indian Students (1999-2013)
Asian
8%
6%
Westwood Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
12%
10%
Westwood Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
69%
69%
Westwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Westwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.500.51
Westwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
31%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Westwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Cloud Public School District's student population of 10,277 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,901 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,703 is higher than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSt. Cloud Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
2
Number of Students Managed10,277522
St. Cloud Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$116 MM$6 MM
St. Cloud Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$6 MM
St. Cloud Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,901$12,051
St. Cloud Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,703$11,992
St. Cloud Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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