Westgate Alternative Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 3080 Wicklow Rd
       Columbus, OH  43204-1901


 (614) 365-5971

District: Columbus City School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
1263rd of 1,636 Ohio Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.8
Number of students:  336

Racial breakdown:
White:
70.2%
African American:
11.6%
Two or more races:
9.2%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  100.0%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, September 13, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Westgate Alternative Elementary School ranked worse than 77.2% of elementary schools in Ohio. It also ranked 16th among 70 ranked elementary schools in the Columbus City School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 25.85. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (70.2%), African American (11.6%), two or more races (9.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 100% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Westgate Alternative Elementary School is 16.8, which is the 31st best among 70 elementary schools in the Columbus City School District. (See more...)
Compare Westgate Alternative Elementary School employs 20 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Westgate Alternative Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Westgate Alternative Elementary School 1263rd of 1636 Ohio public elementary schools. (See Westgate Alternative Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Columbus City School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Columbus City School District 660th of 794 Ohio school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Westgate Alternative Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools OH State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 28.88 1182nd 1471 19.6%
2005 20.58 1295th 1501 13.7%
2006 28.79 1225th 1504 18.6%
2007 40.45 1148th 1609 28.7%
2008 51.25 1001st 1582 36.7%
2009 36.24 1223rd 1610 24.0%
2010 50.29 1064th 1662 36.0%
2011 52.65 1058th 1686 37.2%
2012 25.59 1402nd 1709 18.0%
2013 26.69 1362nd 1701 19.9%
2014 42.01 1175th 1687 30.3%
2015 32.07 1245th 1684 26.1%
2016 30.22 1223rd 1678 27.1%
2017 28.57 1238th 1651 25.0%
2018 25.85 1263rd 1636 22.8%

Data source: test scores: Ohio Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Ohio Department of Education

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by a parent
Saturday, August 13, 2016

Open Quote School administrator demonstrates extremely poor execution of district policies, does not follow through on prescribed course of action on solutions/resolutions, is not receptive to constructive feedback on decisions made. The school is run "her way" and there is no other way and she is quite comfortable in providing "lip" service. Cronyism is an epidemic issue is this facility. Those on the inside of the operations get what they want, the rest of the families and students are on their own. This includes teachers, supportive staff which supports an elitist society and preferential treatment for those related & respective students. Teachers and students are allowed/permitted to create and facilitate hostile environments, there is no proactive efforts or corrective actions made. Bullying is ignored.
This school gets one star for its music program! Close Quote


by a parent
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Open Quote An excellent school with an excellent staff. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Westgate Alternative Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 305 203 1 0 4 n/a n/a 0 513
1989 321 174 1 0 4 n/a n/a 0 500
1990 339 181 2 1 4 n/a n/a 0 527
1991 325 191 6 0 4 n/a n/a 0 526
1992 322 206 3 0 3 n/a n/a 0 534
1993 305 242 4 0 2 n/a n/a 0 553
1994 308 219 4 1 1 n/a n/a 0 533
1995 320 195 4 3 3 n/a n/a 0 525
1996 320 195 4 3 3 n/a n/a 0 525
1997 340 152 6 5 4 n/a n/a 0 507
1998 377 143 9 7 3 n/a n/a 0 539
1999 379 112 15 8 0 n/a n/a 0 514
2000 358 104 13 11 2 n/a n/a 0 488
2001 374 115 11 11 4 n/a n/a 0 515
2002 346 112 11 18 4 n/a n/a 0 491
2003 346 112 11 18 4 n/a n/a 0 491
2004 332 112 12 11 4 n/a n/a 0 471
2005 333 112 9 11 2 n/a n/a 2 469
2006 320 85 4 16 1 n/a n/a 8 434
2007 293 76 7 18 1 n/a n/a 21 416
2008 294 71 7 15 1 n/a n/a 33 421
2009 273 67 13 8 0 n/a n/a 39 400
2010 267 50 8 9 0 n/a n/a 41 375
2011 273 41 4 12 0 0 51 0 381
2012 285 46 5 12 0 0 43 0 391
2013 277 40 5 17 0 0 37 0 376
2014 274 45 4 20 0 0 29 0 372
2015 245 35 1 24 0 0 24 0 329
2016 236 39 1 29 0 0 31 0 336

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Westgate Alternative Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 513 20.0 25.6 0.0
1989 500 23.0 21.7 n/a
1990 527 26.0 20.2 n/a
1991 526 26.0 20.2 n/a
1992 534 28.5 18.7 46.6
1993 553 28.0 19.8 53.0
1994 533 28.0 19.0 50.3
1995 525 25.0 21.0 0.0
1996 525 25.0 21.0 0.0
1997 507 23.0 22.0 50.9
1998 539 25.0 21.6 39.1
1999 514 24.0 21.4 51.0
2000 488 26.0 18.8 41.4
2001 515 26.0 19.8 40.2
2002 491 25.0 19.6 41.5
2003 491 25.0 19.6 41.5
2004 471 26.0 18.1 44.4
2005 469 23.5 20.0 40.7
2006 434 22.0 19.7 46.2
2007 416 19.0 21.9 51.4
2008 421 17.0 24.8 n/a
2009 400 22.0 18.2 68.1
2010 375 21.0 17.8 59.6
2011 381 20.5 18.5 62.5
2012 391 19.5 20.0 68.8
2013 376 18.0 20.8 64.4
2014 372 19.0 19.5 61.0
2015 329 n/a n/a 100.0
2016 336 20.0 16.8 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Westgate Alternative Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 513 20.0 25.6 0.0
1989 500 23.0 21.7 n/a
1990 527 26.0 20.2 n/a
1991 526 26.0 20.2 n/a
1992 534 28.5 18.7 46.6
1993 553 28.0 19.8 53.0
1994 533 28.0 19.0 50.3
1995 525 25.0 21.0 0.0
1996 525 25.0 21.0 0.0
1997 507 23.0 22.0 50.9
1998 539 25.0 21.6 39.1
1999 514 24.0 21.4 51.0
2000 488 26.0 18.8 41.4
2001 515 26.0 19.8 40.2
2002 491 25.0 19.6 41.5
2003 491 25.0 19.6 41.5
2004 471 26.0 18.1 44.4
2005 469 23.5 20.0 40.7
2006 434 22.0 19.7 46.2
2007 416 19.0 21.9 51.4
2008 421 17.0 24.8 n/a
2009 400 22.0 18.2 68.1
2010 375 21.0 17.8 59.6
2011 381 20.5 18.5 62.5
2012 391 19.5 20.0 68.8
2013 376 18.0 20.8 64.4
2014 372 19.0 19.5 61.0
2015 329 n/a n/a 100.0
2016 336 20.0 16.8 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Ohio Department of Education.

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