Westside Elementary School

Westside Elementary School serves 796 students in grades 4-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Westside Elementary School operates within the Isle Of Wight County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 796 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-6
Total Students 796 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Westside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Westside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Westside Elementary School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Westside Elementary School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
31%
25%
Westside Elementary School Black (2006-2012)
White
59%
53%
Westside Elementary School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westside Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Westside Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.64
Westside Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
32%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,497 students has grown by 912% over five years.
School District Name Isle Of Wight County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 5,497 3,669
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $64 MM $42 MM
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $122,982 $11,282
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $118,228 $11,065
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Smithfield High School (3.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Smithfield Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hardy Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Smithfield Hardy Elementary School
    9311 Hardy Circle
    Smithfield , VA , 23430
    (757)357-3204
    2.8  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Smithfield Smithfield High School
    14171 Turner Dr
    Smithfield , VA , 23430
    (757)357-3108
    3.3  mi  |  1311  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Smithfield Smithfield Middle School
    14175 Turner Dr
    Smithfield , VA , 23430
    (757)365-4100
    3.3  mi  |  610  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Carrollton Carrollton Elementary School
    14440 New Towne Haven Ln
    Carrollton , VA , 23314
    (757)238-2452
    5.7  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Windsor Windsor Elementary School
    20008 Courthouse Hwy
    Windsor , VA , 23487
    (757)242-4193
    8.8  mi  |  652  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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