Westside Union Elementary School District

41914 50th St. W.
Quartz Hill, CA 93536-2963
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Westside Union Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 8,906 students in Westside Union Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Westside Union Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
12 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
8,906 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
361 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Westside Union Elementary School District, which is ranked #801 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1070 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westside Union Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
11-19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westside Union Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westside Union Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.63
# American Indian Students
14 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
363 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,682 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
56%
# Black Students
858 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
10%
5%
# White Students
2,413 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
27%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
567 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
990
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
831
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
967
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
955
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,025
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,001
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,102
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
997
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,038
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,156 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,433 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$135 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westside Union Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$111 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Westside Union Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,156
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westside Union Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,433
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westside Union Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Westside Union Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gregg Anderson Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5151 W. Ave. N-8
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 206-3750
Grades: K-8
| 803 students
Rank: #22.
Leona Valley Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9063 W. Leona Ave.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 948-9010
Grades: K-8
| 328 students
Rank: #33.
Rancho Vista Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 48% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
40641 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 722-0148
Grades: K-6
| 835 students
Rank: #44.
Joe Walker Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5632 W. Ave. L-8
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 943-3258
Grades: 6-8
| 902 students
Rank: #55.
Cottonwood Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2740 W. Ave. P-8
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 267-2825
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #66.
Esperanza Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
40521 35th St. W.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 575-0420
Grades: K-6
| 926 students
Rank: #77.
Del Sur Senior Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9023 W. Ave. H
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 942-0488
Grades: K-8
| 711 students
Rank: #88.
Valley View Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 41% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3310 W. Ave. L-8
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 943-2451
Grades: K-6
| 727 students
Rank: #99.
Sundown Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6151 W. Ave. J-8
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 722-3026
Grades: K-6
| 834 students
Rank: #1010.
Anaverde Hills
(Math: 21% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2902 Greenbrier St.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 575-9923
Grades: K-8
| 652 students
Rank: #1111.
Quartz Hill Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 36% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
41820 N. 50th St. W.
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 943-3236
Grades: K-6
| 793 students
Rank: #1212.
Hillview Middle School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
40525 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 722-9993
Grades: 6-8
| 884 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Westside Union Elementary School District?
Westside Union Elementary School District manages 12 public schools serving 8,906 students.
What is the rank of Westside Union Elementary School District?
Westside Union Elementary School District is ranked #801 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Westside Union Elementary School District?
53% of Westside Union Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Westside Union Elementary School District?
Westside Union Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Westside Union Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,433 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 8,906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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