17449 Matinal Rd.
San Diego, CA 92127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Westwood Elementary School serves 788 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Westwood Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
27%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
44%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westwood Elementary School's ranking?

Westwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Westwood Elementary School?

788 students attend Westwood Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

44% of Westwood Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Asian, 15% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Westwood Elementary School?

Westwood Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Westwood Elementary School offer ?

Westwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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