2511 W 50th St
Mission, KS 66205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Westwood View Elementary School serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Westwood View Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Westwood View Elementary School's student population of 270 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Westwood View Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westwood View Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westwood View Elementary School's ranking?

Westwood View Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%).

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

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% KS state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% KS state average).

How many students attend Westwood View Elementary School?

270 students attend Westwood View Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

83% of Westwood View Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

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

Westwood View Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Westwood View Elementary School offer ?

Westwood View Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Westwood View Elementary School part of?

Westwood View Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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