Wester Elementary School

Wester Elementary School serves 475 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Wester Elementary School operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 475 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 475 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 18:1 14:1
Hispanic
57%
51%
Black
19%
13%
White
21%
30%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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.
0.60 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.
70%
53%
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 32,076 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,914 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,555 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 32,076 822
District Total Revenue $258 MM $9 MM
District Spending $248 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,914 $11,947
District Spending / Student $8,555 $12,666
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 Grades Students
  • LubbockStewart Elementary School
    4815 46th St
    LubbockTX 79414
    (806)766-0944
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 423 students                      
  • LubbockBowie Elementary School
    2902 Chicago
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)766-0822
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 232 students                      
  • LubbockWestwind Elementary School
    6401 43rd St
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)799-3731
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 687 students                      
  • 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 | Gr. 9-12 | 198 students                      
  • LubbockWilliams Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4812 58 St
    LubbockTX 79414
    (806)766-0988
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 409 students                      

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