Westside Elementary School

Westside Elementary School serves 821 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Westside Elementary School operates within the Brevard School District.

Overview

The student population of 821 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 821 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Westside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Westside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Westside Elementary School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
16%
28%
Westside Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
24%
23%
Westside Elementary School Black (1999-2012)
White
50%
43%
Westside Elementary School White (1999-2012)
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.
0.67 0.90
Westside Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
48%
49%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,466 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
20
Number of Students Managed 78,466 9,122
Brevard School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $676 MM n/a
Brevard School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $797 MM n/a
Brevard School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,244 $0
Brevard School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,909 $0
Brevard School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bayside High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southwest Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm Bay Bayside High School
    1901 Degroodt Rd Sw
    Palm Bay , FL , 32908
    (321)956-5000
    0.2  mi  |  1665  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palm Bay Odyssey Charter School
    Charter School
    1755 Eldron Blvd Se
    Palm Bay , FL , 32909
    (321)733-0442
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  624  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Palm Bay Orion Academy Charter
    Charter School
    1755 Eldron Blvd Se
    Palm Bay , FL , 32909
    (321)292-9005
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Palm Bay Columbia Elementary School
    1225 Waco Blvd Se
    Palm Bay , FL , 32909
    (321)676-1319
    2.8  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Palm Bay John F. Turner, Senior Elementary School
    3175 Jupiter Blvd Se
    Palm Bay , FL , 32909
    (321)676-5700
    3.1  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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