West Elementary School

1105 West 4th St

Mount Vernon, IN 47620-1695

Tel: (812)833-2072
Grades: KG-5

431 students

West Elementary School serves 431 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
West Elementary School operates within the M S D Mount Vernon School District.

Overview

The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 431 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade West Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Hispanic
2%
9%
Black
3%
13%
White
87%
71%
All Ethnic Groups West Elementary School Sch Ethnicity West 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.
0.24 0.25
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%
41%
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%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,240 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name M S D Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,240 1,613
M S D Mount Vernon School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $21 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $18 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,512 $13,002
M S D Mount Vernon School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,893 $11,056
M S D Mount Vernon School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Vernon High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Vernon Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farmersville Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    700 Harriett St
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)838-4356
    1.2 mi | 767 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon Junior High School
    701 Tile Factory Rd
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)833-2077
    1.4 mi | 540 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount VernonFarmersville Elementary School
    4065 Hwy 69 South
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)838-6593
    3.5 mi | 219 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Mount VernonMarrs Elementary School
    9201 Hwy 62 East
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)985-2082
    8.5 mi | 283 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • UniontownUniontown Elementary School
    401 Walnut St
    UniontownKY 42461
    (270)822-4462
    10.9 mi | 254 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Posey County, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Posey County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.