Westgate Elementary School



Westgate Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westgate Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 98
1 89
2 82
3 91
4 82
5 74
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westgate Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 600 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westgate Elementary School is the 193rd largest public school in Colorado and the 13,283rd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 600
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,283rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 193rd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 519th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 144th out of 1,072

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Westgate Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 301
(50%)
24,754
(49%)
 Male 299
(50%)
26,081
(51%)

Westgate Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 311
(52%)
34,449
(68%)
 Hispanic 230
(38%)
12,128
(24%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
1,766
(3%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 17
(3%)
537
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
318
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
92
(0%)

Westgate Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(51%)
14,005
(28%)
 Not Eligible 218
(36%)
33,317
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(13%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Westgate Elementary School is ranked 135th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westgate Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.7%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westgate Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 589
2006 575
2007 588
2008 584
2009 607
2010 626
2011 592
2012 600

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 18.6
2007 18.1
2008 18.2
2009 17.2
2010 17.6
2011 17.2
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41426146010187
2006 0.44521739130435
2007 0.4608843537415
2008 0.49828767123288
2009 0.54695222405272
2010 0.54632587859425
2011 0.56756756756757
2012 0.63666666666667

Compare Westgate Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 600 17.2:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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