Westwoods Elementary School

  • Westwoods Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Westwoods Elementary School's student population of 426 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwoods Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwoods Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#600 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westwoods Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
95%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westwoods Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.28
This chart display the diversity score of Westwoods Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Our teachers are always getting better at their craft! We use Behind the Glass lessons, Harvard's Instructional Rounds process to bolster our school improvement process, and utilize looping -- teachers staying with the same class for two years -- to ensure high quality instruction.
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