Westwood Heights Elementary School



Westwood Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 55
K 85
1 86
2 75
3 135
4 100
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westwood Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Lauderdale, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 609 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westwood Heights Elementary School is the 1,126th largest public school in Florida and the 12,675th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,675th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,126th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,051st out of 2,205

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Westwood Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(54%)
95,693
(52%)
 Female 279
(46%)
88,893
(48%)

Westwood Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 560
(92%)
73,516
(40%)
 Hispanic 33
(5%)
53,843
(29%)
 White 8
(1%)
44,989
(24%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
5,156
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,342
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
559
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
181
(0%)

Westwood Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 526
(86%)
94,802
(51%)
 Not Eligible 66
(11%)
75,238
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
14,546
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Westwood Heights Elementary School is ranked 463rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Westwood Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 808
2006 768
2007 696
2008 666
2009 669
2010 592
2011 608
2012 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14.8
2007 12.9
2008 11
2009 14.2
2010 12.9
2011 14.8
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73267326732673
2006 0.77213541666667
2007 0.90373563218391
2008 0.8978978978979
2009 0.93124065769806
2010 0.92398648648649
2011 0.92598684210526
2012 0.89162561576355

Compare Westwood Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 89.2%
 

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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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