Westwood Elementary School



Westwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 48
2 43
3 50
4 47
5 47
6 50
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, IN in the New Castle Community School Corporation. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westwood Elementary School is the 917th largest public school in Indiana and the 42,457th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,457th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 917th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 288th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 853rd out of 1,125

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Westwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 146
(51%)
930
(51%)
 Female 139
(49%)
900
(49%)

Westwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 269
(94%)
1,649
(90%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
82
(4%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
72
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Westwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 189
(66%)
630
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(26%)
1,026
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(8%)
174
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Westwood Elementary School is ranked 979th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 285
2006 285
2007 287
2008 280
2009 309
2010 349
2011 286
2012 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 N/A
2007 19.8
2008 18.4
2009 20.6
2010 19.7
2011 17.9
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14035087719298
2006 0.15789473684211
2007 0.18118466898955
2008 0.19285714285714
2009 0.27184466019417
2010 0.32378223495702
2011 0.33216783216783
2012 0.33684210526316

Compare Westwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.7%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 01 - 06 285 15.8:1  
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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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