West Elementary School

1105 West 4th St

Mount Vernon, IN 47620-1695

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

409 students

West Elementary School serves 409 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 409 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 409 students
West Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
West Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
West Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
West Elementary School Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
5%
13%
West Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
87%
71%
West Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
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 0.26
West Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
49%
42%
West Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
West Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,199 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name M S D Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,199 1,469
M S D Mount Vernon School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $21 MM
District Spending $31 MM $18 MM
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 | 787 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon Junior High School
    701 Tile Factory Rd
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)833-2077
    1.4 mi | 517 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount VernonFarmersville Elementary School
    4065 Hwy 69 South
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)838-6593
    3.5 mi | 213 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Mount VernonMarrs Elementary School
    9201 Hwy 62 East
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)985-2082
    8.5 mi | 273 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • UniontownUniontown Elementary School
    401 Walnut St
    UniontownKY 42461
    (270)822-4462
    10.9 mi | 235 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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