Westwood Elementary School



Westwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 115
1 126
2 92
3 105
4 95
5 106
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ankeny, IA in the Ankeny Community School District. It enrolls 663 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westwood Elementary School is the 24th largest public school in Iowa and the 9,420th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 663
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,420th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 24th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 665th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 62nd out of 723

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Westwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 336
(51%)
3,138
(49%)
 Male 327
(49%)
3,278
(51%)

Westwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 602
(91%)
5,700
(89%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
207
(3%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
245
(4%)
 Black 14
(2%)
103
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
152
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Westwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 599
(90%)
5,571
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
682
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
163
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Westwood Elementary School is ranked 560th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 599
2006 637
2007 670
2008 622
2009 631
2010 654
2011 696
2012 663

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.6
2007 19
2008 18.7
2009 17.8
2010 18.3
2011 18.6
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.076794657762938
2006 0.078492935635793
2007 0.076119402985075
2008 0.036977491961415
2009 0.047543581616482
2010 0.05045871559633
2011 0.056034482758621
2012 0.096530920060332

Compare Westwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 663 17.7:1  
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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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