Westwind Elementary School



Westwind Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwind Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 134
1 132
2 145
3 132
4 123
5 134
6 136
7 130
8 154
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westwind Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Pendergast Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,224 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westwind Elementary School is the 14th largest public school in Arizona and the 439th largest nationally. It has 25.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,224
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 439th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 14th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 894th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 46th out of 932

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Westwind Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 631
(52%)
5,241
(52%)
 Female 593
(48%)
4,778
(48%)

Westwind Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,098
(90%)
7,294
(73%)
 Black 46
(4%)
761
(8%)
 White 40
(3%)
1,329
(13%)
 Two or More 17
(1%)
295
(3%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
189
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
122
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
29
(0%)

Westwind Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,221
(100%)
7,643
(76%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,012
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
364
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Westwind Elementary School is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwind Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Westwind Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 951
2006 984
2007 951
2008 863
2009 767
2010 681
2011 1147
2012 1175
2013 1147
2014 1180
2015 1224

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 21.6
2007 19.2
2008 18.4
2009 18.8
2010 22
2011 38.4
2012 24.5
2013 23.4
2014 22.3
2015 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72029442691903
2006 0.76829268292683
2007 0.83806519453207
2008 0.77636152954809
2009 0.6844850065189
2010 0.99559471365639
2011 0.99738448125545
2012 0.68936170212766
2013 0.84829991281604
2014 0.57033898305085
2015 0.99754901960784

Compare Westwind Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.8%
 

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