Wester Elementary School

Wester Elementary School serves 413 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Wester Elementary School operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 413 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Wester Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Wester Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Hispanic
55%
50%
Black
20%
13%
White
19%
31%
All Ethnic Groups Wester Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wester 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.
0.62 0.41
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.
68%
44%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,070 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
4
Number of Students Managed 32,070 730
District Total Revenue $258 MM $9 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $248 MM $9 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,914 $11,947
Lubbock Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,555 $12,666
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richard Milburn Alternative H S (lubbock) High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smylie Wilson Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stewart Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LubbockStewart Elementary School
    4815 46th St
    LubbockTX 79414
    (806)766-0944
    0.9 mi | 366 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LubbockBowie Elementary School
    2902 Chicago
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)766-0822
    1.1 mi | 237 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LubbockWestwind Elementary School
    6401 43rd St
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)799-3731
    1.1 mi | 703 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LubbockRichard Milburn Alternative H S (lubbock) High School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4902 34th St
    LubbockTX 79410
    (806)740-0811
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 218 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LubbockWilliams Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4812 58 St
    LubbockTX 79414
    (806)766-0988
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | 424 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Lubbock, TX 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 0.47, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Lubbock is Canyon Lakes. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.