303 Rosemont Ave Sw
Cullman, AL 35055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Elementary School serves 582 students in grades 2-6.
West Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 2-6
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-6
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#163 out of 1276 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Elementary School's ranking?

West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are West Elementary School often compared to?

West Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend West Elementary School?

582 students attend West Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

82% of West Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West Elementary School?

West Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does West Elementary School offer ?

West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-6

What school district is West Elementary School part of?

West Elementary School is part of Cullman City School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Cullman City Schools Spring Break March 27th-31st
March 27, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 2-6
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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