Westwood Elementary School

435 Saratoga Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westwood Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Westwood Elementary School's student population of 356 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Westwood Elementary School is 0.74, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
22%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
26%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Westwood Elementary School?
356 students attend Westwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Westwood Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westwood Elementary School?
Westwood Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Westwood Elementary School offer ?
Westwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Westwood Elementary School part of?
Westwood Elementary School is part of Santa Clara Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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