PROFICIENCY 46% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Caddo Parish
40%Shreveport
64%Louisiana

Westwood Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Caddo Parish" in Shreveport, LA. There are a total of 557 students and 28 teachers at Westwood Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 514 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Westwood Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.5%, which is 29% lower than the Louisiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students557
Teachers28
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch514
Reduced lunch21

 

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 Westwood Elementary 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
All41%
355-59%
435-39%
550-59%
625-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
340-44%
455-59%
550-59%
645-49%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

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Westwood Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictLouisianaNational
Caucasian 3.3% 31.8% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 93.7% 62.6% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.2% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 2.7% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 1.5% 1.7% 3.1%

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Shreveport demographics profile

StatisticShreveportLouisianaNational
Population198,5714,645,670318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8538991
Median age35.136.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Shreveport

IndexShreveportLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Westwood Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.