Westgate Elementary School



Westgate Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westgate Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 86
1 83
2 85
3 69
4 77
5 78
6 66
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westgate Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 575 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westgate Elementary School is the 218th largest public school in Colorado and the 15,433rd largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 575
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,433rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 218th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 520th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 167th out of 1,097

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Westgate Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 299
(52%)
26,995
(51%)
 Female 276
(48%)
25,728
(49%)

Westgate Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 262
(46%)
12,396
(24%)
 White 256
(45%)
35,848
(68%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
2,011
(4%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
1,499
(3%)
 Black 8
(1%)
588
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
296
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
85
(0%)

Westgate Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 284
(49%)
12,824
(24%)
 Not Eligible 234
(41%)
36,764
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Westgate Elementary School is ranked 175th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westgate Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.3%) is higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Westgate Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 589
2006 575
2007 588
2008 584
2009 607
2010 626
2011 592
2012 600
2013 618
2014 637
2015 575

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 18.6
2007 18.1
2008 18.2
2009 17.2
2010 17.6
2011 17.2
2012 17.2
2013 20.5
2014 17.5
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41426146010187
2006 0.44521739130435
2007 0.4608843537415
2008 0.49828767123288
2009 0.54695222405272
2010 0.54632587859425
2011 0.56756756756757
2012 0.63666666666667
2013 0.56796116504854
2014 0.59340659340659
2015 0.59304347826087

Compare Westgate Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.3%
 

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