Westward Elementary School



Westward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 21
K 102
1 101
2 123
3 137
4 103
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westward Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 688 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westward Elementary School is the 824th largest public school in Florida and the 8,202nd largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 688
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 824th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 524th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 562nd out of 2,205

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Westward Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(53%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 320
(47%)
61,077
(49%)

Westward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 621
(90%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 42
(6%)
39,184
(31%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
3,522
(3%)
 White 8
(1%)
41,831
(33%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)

Westward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 562
(82%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 90
(13%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(5%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Westward Elementary School is ranked 335th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.9%) 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.

Westward Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 514
2007 559
2008 595
2009 646
2010 694
2011 674
2012 688

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 13.5
2007 13.5
2008 11.6
2009 14.2
2010 13.6
2011 12.8
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80681818181818
2006 0.82684824902724
2007 0.78175313059034
2008 0.83529411764706
2009 0.78173374613003
2010 0.82564841498559
2011 0.87240356083086
2012 0.86918604651163

Compare Westward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
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 86.9%
 

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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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