Westwood Heights Elementary School

  • Westwood Heights Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Westwood Heights Elementary School's student population of 626 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students626 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westwood Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Heights Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Heights Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3254 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
92%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.150.70
This chart display the diversity score of Westwood Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBROWARD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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