Westwood Rural Elementary - 05

  • Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 serves 22 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.

Top Placements

Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Westwood Rural Elementary - 05's student population of 22 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students22 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Westwood Rural Elementary - 05
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#334 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
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White
100%
69%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwood Rural Elementary - 05. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.000.48
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westwood Rural Elementary - 05 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBritton-Hecla School District 45-4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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