PROFICIENCY 37% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #163 of 273 in PALM BEACH
  • Ranked #1 of 3 in Westgate
  • Ranked #2769 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
50%PALM BEACH
15%Westgate
49%Florida

West Gate Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "PALM BEACH" in Westgate, FL. There are a total of 748 students and 61 teachers at West Gate Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 708 free lunch students and 16 reduced lunch students.

West Gate Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 25% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students748
Teachers61
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch708
Reduced lunch16

 

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 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
All44%
335-39%
450-54%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
325-29%
420-24%
540-44%
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.

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West Gate Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 6.5% 34.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 22.2% 28.8% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.4% 30.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.2% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Renaissance Learning Academy35%0.5West Palm Beach, FL
Gold Coast Community School8%1.0Westgate, FL
Renaissance Charter School At West Palm Beach43%1.3West Palm Beach, FL
Westward Elementary School37%2.0West Palm Beach, FL
Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts89%2.0West Palm Beach, FL
Belvedere Elementary School41%2.1West Palm Beach, FL
Hope-centennial Elementary School40%2.1Stacey Street, FL
Palm Beach County Jail50%2.1West Palm Beach, FL
Conniston Middle School43%2.4West Palm Beach, FL
Roosevelt Elementary School31%2.4West Palm Beach, FL
U. B. Kinsey/palmview Elementary47%2.5West Palm Beach, FL
Bear Lakes Middle School33%2.5West Palm Beach, FL

Westgate demographics profile

StatisticWestgateFloridaNational
Population8,89819,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,87829491
Median age29.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%54%55%
Speak English37%72%79%
Speak Spanish41%21%13%

Education level achieved in Westgate

IndexWestgateFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade58.4%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school53.9%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college25.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters1.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The West Gate Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.