A J West Elementary School

  • A J West Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • A J West Elementary School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A J West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of A J West Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1900 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
45%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
46%
54%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAberdeen School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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