PROFICIENCY 50% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 15 in West Seneca
  • Ranked #100 of 6158 in New York
Proficiency Averages
61%West Seneca
56%New York

Northwood Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "West Seneca Central School District" in West Seneca, NY. There are a total of 568 students and 38 teachers at Northwood Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1.

Northwood Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 12% lower than the New York average.

Northwood Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students568
Teachers38
Student/Teacher ratio15:1

 

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 Northwood 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
All52%
345-49%
440-59%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All47%
345-49%
440-49%
5n/a
6n/a
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.

Northwood Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
White 82.7% 91.4% 64.4% 51.1%
Black 4.2% 2.4% 13.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.9% 1.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 3.0% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 1.3% 2.0% 3.1%

West Seneca demographics profile

StatisticWest SenecaNew YorkNational
Population45,19719,453,561328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,11641391
Median age45.338.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Speak English95%70%79%
Speak Spanish1%15%13%

Education level achieved in West Seneca

IndexWest SenecaNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Northwood Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.