West Blvd. Elementary School

  • West Blvd. Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • West Blvd. Elementary School's student population of 356 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Blvd. Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Blvd. Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1556 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Blvd. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Blvd. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
40%
16%
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White
37%
72%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Blvd. Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.690.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Blvd. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCOLUMBIA 93 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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