Westwood High School

  • Westwood High School serves 255 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Westwood High School's student population of 255 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood High School is 0.24, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#813 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
87%
77%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.240.24
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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