West Side Elementary School (Closed 2012)

339 South Ashlar

West Helena, AR 72390-3401

Grades PK-6
347 students
West Side Elementary School served 347 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 37%.
West Side Elementary School operated within the Helena/ W.helena School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 347 students
West Side Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % West Side Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
West Side Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Side Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
West Side Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
Black
96%
21%
West Side Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
4%
63%
West Side Elementary School White Students (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Side Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR 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.
0.08 0.31
West Side Elementary 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.
91%
52%
West Side 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.
3%
10%
West Side Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

School District Name Helena/ W.helena School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,678 953
Helena/ W.helena   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $10 MM
Helena/ W.helena   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $33 MM $10 MM
Helena/ W.helena   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,307 $10,220
Helena/ W.helena   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,522 $10,673
Helena/ W.helena   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Central High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central High School (1.3 miles away)
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  • West HelenaCentral High School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 766 students103 School Rd
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-6744
    1.36-12766
  • West HelenaEliza Miller Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 347 students106 Miller Loop
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3705
    1.54-6347
  • West HelenaEliza Miller Primary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 565 students106 Miller Loop
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3705
    1.5PK-3565
  • HelenaKipp:delta Collegiate High School
    Charter School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 217 students320 Missouri St
    HelenaAR 72342
    (870)753-9444
    3.79-12217
  • HelenaKipp Delta Elementary Literacy Academy
    Charter School
    3.8 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 417 students210 Cherry St
    HelenaAR 72342
    (870)753-9800
    3.8PK-4417
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