Westside Elementary School

Westside Elementary School serves 694 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Westside Elementary School operates within the Westside Cons. School District.

Overview

The student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 694 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Westside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
10%
Westside Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Westside Elementary School Black (2005-2012)
White
93%
64%
Westside Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.72
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.
47%
52%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
11%
9%
Westside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,705 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Westside Cons. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,705 938
Westside Cons.   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Westside Cons.   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $10 MM
Westside Cons.   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,207 $9,870
Westside Cons.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,561 $10,243
Westside Cons.   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Westside High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Westside Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Microsociety Magnet School (5.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jonesboro Westside Middle School
    1800 Hwy 91 West
    Jonesboro , AR , 72404
    (870)972-5622
    0  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  5-7
  • Jonesboro Westside High School
    1630 Hwy 91 West
    Jonesboro , AR , 72404
    (870)935-7501
    0.2  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Jonesboro Annie Camp Junior High School
    1814 West Nettleton Ave
    Jonesboro , AR , 72401
    (870)933-5820
    4.7  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Jonesboro Microsociety Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1110 West Washington Ave
    Jonesboro , AR , 72401
    (870)933-5855
    Magnet School
    5.1  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  1-6
  • Jonesboro Health/wellness Envi Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1001 Rosemond Ave
    Jonesboro , AR , 72401
    (870)933-5850
    Magnet School
    5.4  mi  |  562  students  |  Gr.  1-6

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