Westwood Elementary



Westwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 106
4 127
5 120
6 118
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palestine, TX in the Westwood Independent School District. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westwood Elementary is the 3,037th largest public school in Texas and the 24,747th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,747th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,037th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,644th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,844th out of 4,778

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Westwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(54%)
466
(50%)
 Female 219
(46%)
465
(50%)

Westwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 245
(52%)
492
(53%)
 Hispanic 117
(25%)
240
(26%)
 Black 79
(17%)
147
(16%)
 Two or More 26
(6%)
44
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Westwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(59%)
552
(59%)
 Not Eligible 161
(34%)
302
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
77
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Westwood Elementary is ranked 2,503rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Westwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 534
2006 497
2007 505
2008 542
2009 526
2010 527
2011 549
2012 515
2013 503
2014 462
2015 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 15.8
2007 15.2
2008 15.8
2009 15.5
2010 14.9
2011 18
2012 15.4
2013 14.4
2014 13.5
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47565543071161
2006 0.53118712273642
2007 0.51485148514851
2008 0.53690036900369
2009 0.59505703422053
2010 0.64136622390892
2011 0.67213114754098
2012 0.67572815533981
2013 0.66600397614314
2014 0.63419913419913
2015 0.65817409766454

Compare Westwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 65.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Westwood Elementary
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Public 03 - 06 471 14.6:1  
Westwood Pri
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Public PK - 02 460 14.9:1 2 miles
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Southside Elementary
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Public 02 - 03 545 14.7:1 4 miles
Northside Pri
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Public PK - 01 514 13.4:1 5 miles
Story Int
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Public 04 - 06 736 12.9:1 5 miles
Elkhart Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 299 13:1 11 miles
Elkhart Int
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Public 03 - 05 245 11.2:1 11 miles
Elkhart Elementary
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Public PK - 02 332 15.1:1 11 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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