A J West Elementary School

  • A J West Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • A J West Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • A J West Elementary School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A J West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of A J West Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
22%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
48%
56%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in A J West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAberdeen School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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