West Elementary School

West Elementary School serves 397 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
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.

School Overview

The student population of 397 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 397 students
West Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
West Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
West Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
10%
West Elementary School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
6%
12%
West Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
87%
71%
West Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
West Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.27
West Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
48%
41%
West Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
6%
8%
West Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,187 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,930 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,232 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name M S D Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,187 1,472
M S D Mount Vernon School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $19 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $16 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,930 $12,273
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,232 $10,163
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 753 students700 Harriett St
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)838-4356
    1.29-12753
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon Junior High School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 492 students701 Tile Factory Rd
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)833-2077
    1.46-8492
  • Mount Vernon Farmersville Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 236 students4065 Hwy 69 South
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)838-6593
    3.5PK-5236
  • Mount VernonMarrs Elementary School
    8.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 309 students9201 Hwy 62 East
    Mount VernonIN 47620
    (812)985-2082
    8.5KG-5309
  • UniontownUniontown Elementary School
    10.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 242 students401 Walnut St
    UniontownKY 42461
    (270)822-4462
    10.9PK-5242

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