School Details

Westlake Elementary School

271 North Sigsbee Street, Indianapolis, IN 46214
(317) 988-6900
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 800 students 18 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

77%
80%
84%
70%
72%
81%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Wayne Township School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

81%
82%
86%
69%
74%
83%
68%
57%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Wayne Township School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
73%
82%
75%
86%
89%
49%
52%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Wayne Township School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
73%
79%
68%
82%
86%
48%
50%
64%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Wayne Township School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Westlake Elementary School is a public elementary school in Indianapolis. The principal of Westlake Elementary School is Mrs. Dennisha Murff. 800 students attend Westlake Elementary School and are mostly Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 28% of the Westlake Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 74% of the 800 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Westlake Elementary School is 18:1. Chapel Hill Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 32% 31%
Hispanic 30% 21%
White, non-Hispanic 28% 41%
Asian 0.8% 0.8%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.05%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74% 74%
Limited English proficiency 28% 15%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    excellent school my daughter can be happier compares with previews school we now just has a meeting about ISTEP vey helpful meeting and really involve everybody at home.

  • (1 year ago)

    It is a great school. My daughter likes the teacher. I suggest the school have more security.

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter first year in this great school first 2 months every week she its been comming bach with A+ ty Mrs Boys for being a great teacher. This school program is great my daughter is so happy.

  • (6 years ago)

    my daughter goes there and loves the horizon program plus she made tons of friends

  • (9 years ago)

    My son is in first grade and has had an excellent experience. The teachers staff and principal all seem to care about the students.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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