Westward Elementary School



Westward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 68
1 89
2 90
3 123
4 96
5 85
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 569 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westward Elementary School is the 1,345th largest public school in Florida and the 15,919th largest nationally. It has 10.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 569
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,919th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,345th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 138th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 528th out of 2,252

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Westward Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 313
(55%)
68,171
(51%)
 Female 256
(45%)
64,480
(49%)

Westward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 522
(92%)
37,712
(28%)
 Hispanic 30
(5%)
44,335
(33%)
 White 7
(1%)
41,626
(31%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
3,877
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
953
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3,997
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
151
(0%)

Westward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 504
(89%)
76,993
(58%)
 Not Eligible 42
(7%)
51,458
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
4,200
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Westward Elementary School is ranked 555th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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
2013 673
2014 616
2015 569

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
2013 12
2014 11.4
2015 10.3

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
2013 0.90490341753343
2014 0.90746753246753
2015 0.92618629173989

Compare Westward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 92.6%
 

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