West End Primary School

West End Primary School serves 396 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
West End Primary School operates within the Middlesboro Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 396 students
West End Primary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
West End Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West End Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
West End Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
West End Primary School Asian (1994-1995)
Hispanic
1%
4%
West End Primary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
5%
11%
West End Primary School Black (1988-2012)
White
89%
81%
West End Primary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West End Primary School Sch Ethnicity West End Primary 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.
0.20 0.33
West End Primary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
55%
46%
West End Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
3%
7%
West End Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Middlesboro Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 1,480 2,354
Middlesboro Independent School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $24 MM
District Spending $16 MM $23 MM
Middlesboro Independent School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,174 $10,129
District Spending / Student $10,527 $9,906
Middlesboro Independent School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southeast Technical High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Middlesboro Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ellen Myers Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Middlesboro Southeast Technical High School
    Vocational School
    1305 Chichester Ave
    Middlesboro , KY , 40965
    (606)242-2145
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Middlesboro Cumberland Technical - Southeast Campus High School
    Vocational School
    1300 Chichester Ave
    Middlesboro , KY , 40965
    (606)242-2145
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Middlesboro Middlesboro Middle School
    4400 Cumberland Ave
    Middlesboro , KY , 40965
    (606)242-8880
    0.9  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Middlesboro Middlesboro High School
    4404 Cumberland Ave
    Middlesboro , KY , 40965
    (606)242-8820
    0.9  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Middlesboro Yellow Creek School Center
    4818 West Cumberland Ave
    Middlesboro , KY , 40965
    (606)248-1794
    1.3  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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