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Westwood El School —— Public School | Kindergarten - 8th Grade | 345 students

508 Shadyhill Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15205 (map) | 412-928-6570
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4
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4 out of 10
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School ratings based on state standardized test scores and comparing those results to other schools in the same state.

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Enrollment

Students by Grade

  Kindergarten: 52
  1st Grade: 41
  2nd Grade: 42
  3rd Grade: 47
  4th Grade: 48
  5th Grade: 46
  6th Grade: 28
  7th Grade: 22
  8th Grade: 19

2011 Test Scores

The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, also known as PSSA, is a standardized test given annually to students in primary and secondary schools (grades 3-11) in the state of Pennsylvania. PSSA assesses students' knowledge in reading, math, science and writing.

The charts below show the percentage of students at Westwood El School that met the state of Pennsylvania standards.

Grade 3

Math (% met standard)

School
86%
  State
84%
  District
74%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 45
36 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
67%
  State
77%
  District
63%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 19
36 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Grade 4

Math (% met standard)

School
82%
  State
85%
  District
78%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 28
33 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
70%
  State
73%
  District
61%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 34
33 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Science (% met standard)

School
78%
  State
83%
  District
65%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 34
37 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Grade 5

Math (% met standard)

School
60%
  State
76%
  District
66%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 18
48 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
35%
  State
67%
  District
56%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 7
49 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Writing (% met standard)

School
50%
  State
67%
  District
51%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 30
50 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Grade 6

Math (% met standard)

School
82%
  State
79%
  District
65%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 52
28 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
50%
  State
70%
  District
52%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 19
28 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Grade 7

Math (% met standard)

School
74%
  State
79%
  District
70%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 36
27 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
57%
  State
76%
  District
65%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 18
28 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Grade 8

Math (% met standard)

School
58%
  State
77%
  District
64%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 19
24 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Reading (% met standard)

School
91%
  State
82%
  District
72%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 80
23 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Science (% met standard)

School
18%
  State
58%
  District
36%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 14
22 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Writing (% met standard)

School
77%
  State
73%
  District
62%
PSSA Exam Scores (2011) — State Percentile Rank: 61
26 Students Tested - Average Scale Score: Not reported

Student Ethnicities/Minorities

Totals

White: 140
Black: 170
Hispanic: 3
Asian: 4
Hawaiian: 0
American Indian: 0
Multi-Ethnic: 0

Source: NCES, 2008-2009.
Student ethnicity totals are rounded & approximate (not all reported).

Other

School Days/Year: NR (Private Schools Only)
Avg Hours/School Day: NR (Private Schools Only)

Students Receiving Free Lunches: 64%
Students Receiving Reduced Fee Lunches: 9%

Other Schools Nearby

Schaeffer El School (0.53 mi.)
1235 Clairhaven St, Pittsburgh PA 15205

Crafton Childrens Corner (0.61 mi.)
875 Greentree Rd Ste G-1, Pittsburgh PA 15220

Fred L Aiken El School (0.64 mi.)
881 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15220

Stevens Thaddeus El School (0.86 mi.)
822 Crucible St, Pittsburgh PA 15220

Crafton El School (0.93 mi.)
1874 Crafton Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15205

Community Statistics

Median Household Income: $38,507 (State Avg: $40,106)
Median Home Value: $79,200 (State Avg: $97,000)
Total Homes: 10,990 (Occupied: 91.5% - Stave Avg: 43,466.8%)
Median Year Homes Built: 1953 (State Avg: 1957)
Residents Living Below Poverty Level: 10% (State Avg: 9%)

Source: US Census 2000 (Zip code: 15205)
*NR - Not reported

15:1
Student-Teacher Ratio
(345 students - 23 teachers)

Westwood El School has 15 students for every one full-time equivalent teacher (SOURCE: NCES, 2008-2009).

Pennsylvania student-teacher ratio (avg): 15:1
U.S. student-teacher ratio (avg): 15:1

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