Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 325 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Westwood Elementary School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1636 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
53%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoodstock CUSD 200 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Woodstock Olson Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 1-5 | 447 students
    1.3 miles
    720 W Judd St
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815)338-0473
    1.3 1-5 447
  • Woodstock Woodstock High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1027 students
    1.3 miles
    501 W South St
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815)338-4370
    1.3 9-12 1027
  • Woodstock Dean Street Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
    1.4 miles
    600 Dean St
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815)338-1133
    1.4 PK-5 322
  • Woodstock Clay Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12 | 59 students
    2.0 miles
    112 Grove St
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815)337-2529
    2.0 PK-12 59
  • Woodstock Prairiewood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 1-5 | 452 students
    2.2 miles
    3215 Hercules Rd
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815)337-5300
    2.2 1-5 452

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