PROFICIENCY 64% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Port St. Lucie
55%Florida

West Gate K-8 School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "St. Lucie County School District" in Port St. Lucie, FL. There are a total of 1,325 students and 81 teachers at West Gate K-8 School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

West Gate K-8 School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is 17% higher than the Florida average.

West Gate K-8 School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1325
Teachers81
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At West Gate K-8 School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
355-59%
460-64%
575-79%
665-69%
760-64%
865-69%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
365-69%
460-64%
550-54%
660-64%
760-64%
870-74%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

West Gate K-8 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 44.5% 37.9% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 22.2% 29.4% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 1.7% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.1% 26.9% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 3.5% 3.2% 3.1%

Port St. Lucie demographics profile

StatisticPort St. LucieFloridaNational
Population175,65221,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,47641091
Median age41.141.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%54%55%
Speak English76%72%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%

Education level achieved in Port St. Lucie

IndexPort St. LucieFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The West Gate K-8 School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.