Westwood Elementary School

1900 Sampson St, Westlake, LA 70669 | (337) 433-1259
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 588
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3 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1900 Sampson Street, Westlake, LA 70669
  • Principal or Admin: Phyllis Hess
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 588
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 306 (52.0%)
  • Females: 282 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (16.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 258 (43.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 353 (60.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westwood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.0%
Black9115.5%
Asian40.7%
Hispanic152.6%
White47280.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westwood Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten589.9%
Kindergarten7913.4%
1st Grade8614.6%
2nd Grade8815.0%
3rd Grade8514.5%
4th Grade10618.0%
5th Grade8614.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 73%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:27%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,643
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Westwood Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,05118%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,66382%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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3 reviews for Westwood Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 10, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My children had the misfortune to attend this school. The pressure to put your child on ritalin begins in kindergarten. When I brought my sons prescription to the office to be administered I was horrified by the large box they pulled out. There must have been a pill bottle for half the student body. I also regret not filing a lawsuit against Westwood elementary when they crossed the line by involving themselves in my families personal life. Your child might not get any special treatment but they do however offer biased, one-sided ~free~ legal advice and services in child custody cases. And if they are short one teacher, Mrs. Clark the secretary will take over. She graduated college so long ago the grandfather clause allows her to fill many roles. Just make sure your child is getting plenty of calcium so she does not break any of their bones with her brand of teaching. I think her right to man handle small kids is grandfathered in as well.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 21, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My children, my husband, and I love this school. There is nothing about this school that I do not like.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 07, 2007
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I hate this school its only giving my family problems we can't handle you need to come up with a better buisness plan and you don't need to say the things you say to parents about jail time and court dates and things like that

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