Westwood Elementary School

5800 Ridgewood Rd, St. Cloud, MN 56303 | (320) 253-1350
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 657
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  • Mailing Address: 5800 Ridgewood Road, St. Cloud, MN 56303
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 657
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 345 (52.5%)
  • Females: 312 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (12.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (37.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 333 (50.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westwood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian192.9%
Black639.6%
Asian558.4%
Hispanic284.3%
White49274.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westwood Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10215.5%
1st Grade10115.4%
2nd Grade8312.6%
3rd Grade10916.6%
4th Grade9514.5%
5th Grade8212.5%
6th Grade8512.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 36%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:64%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 19 Years
  • Average Salary: $53,524
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Westwood Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,60410%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$55,62191%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Westwood Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MCA-II state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

MCA-II - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.2%83.5%82.8%
200976.3%81.8%82.1%
200867.6%77.5%81.4%
 
Reading Test
201069.7%68.2%76.3%
200964.0%70.8%78.4%
200862.0%67.3%78.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201062.6%76.2%77.0%
200958.6%70.5%74.8%
200860.0%69.6%71.6%
 
Reading Test
201060.9%64.8%72.5%
200953.3%62.0%74.5%
200867.4%63.1%72.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201058.7%62.0%68.6%
200965.5%65.4%65.5%
200871.2%62.8%66.0%
 
Reading Test
201059.0%64.4%76.4%
200970.7%64.0%72.2%
200874.4%63.9%73.4%
 
Science Test
201019.5%35.0%46.0%
200947.8%43.1%45.0%
200837.7%30.4%39.1%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.1%68.0%68.9%
200961.3%60.9%63.7%
200869.0%56.2%64.6%
 
Reading Test
201071.5%64.3%71.7%
200976.9%64.2%72.6%
200875.0%59.8%69.6%
 
Source: MN Department of Education 2009-2010

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