Wester Elementary School

Wester Elementary School serves 486 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Wester Elementary School operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 486 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 486 students
Wester Elementary School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Wester Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Wester Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Wester Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 16:1 16:1
Wester Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
Hispanic
54%
52%
Wester Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
21%
13%
Wester Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
21%
29%
Wester Elementary School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Wester Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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
Wester Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
72%
53%
Wester Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Wester Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Lubbock Independent School District's student population of 29,287 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,600 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,954 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 29,287 838
Lubbock Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $275 MM $9 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $257 MM $10 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,600 $12,250
Lubbock Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,954 $12,682
Lubbock Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Coronado 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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  • LubbockStewart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 383 students
    0.9 miles
    4815 46th St
    LubbockTX 79414
    (806)766-0944
    0.9PK-5383
  • LubbockBowie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    1.1 miles
    2902 Chicago
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)766-0822
    1.1PK-5251
  • LubbockWestwind Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.1 miles
    6401 43rd St
    LubbockTX 79407
    (806)799-3731
    1.1PK-5694
  • LubbockCoronado High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2097 students
    1.2 miles
    3307 Vicksburg
    LubbockTX 79410
    (806)219-1100
    1.29-122097
  • LubbockRichard Milburn Alternative H S (lubbock) High SchoolAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
    1.2 miles
    4902 34th St
    LubbockTX 79410
    (806)740-0811
    1.29-12170

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