West Side School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 466 students in West Side School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in West Side School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in West Side School District are West Side Elementary School and West Side High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. West Side School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

West Side School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
West Side School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
466 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
44 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

West Side School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#140 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Side   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Side   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Side   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Side   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.04
0.58
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
6 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
13%
# Black Students
2 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
457 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
98%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
26
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
39
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
24
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
31
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
40
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
35
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
46
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
34
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
26
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
36
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
30
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,678 is higher than the state median of $11,290. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,725 is higher than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Side   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$7 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of West Side   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,678
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Side   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,725
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Side   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best West Side School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Side Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7295 Greers Ferry Rd
Higden, AR 72067
(501) 825-7744
Grades: PK-6
| 259 students
Rank: #22.
West Side High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7295 Greers Ferry Rd
Higden, AR 72067
(501) 825-7241
Grades: 7-12
| 207 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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