Westwood Elementary School

1900 Sampson Street
Westlake, LA 70669
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westwood Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
77%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
81%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
11%
43%
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White
77%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.390.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westwood Elementary School is Westlake High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is S. P. Arnett Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Heights Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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