Westwood Elementary School

  • Westwood Elementary School serves 548 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Westwood Elementary School's student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1217 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
94%
44%
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White
2%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.120.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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