West Elementary School

58 Beacon Street
Andover, MA 01810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 541 students in grades Kindergarten-5, West Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30% in MA
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 541 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#472 out of 1631 schools
(Top 30%)
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54%
41%
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56%
44%
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50-54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
68%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Elementary School's ranking?
West Elementary School is ranked #472 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are West Elementary School often compared to?
West Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Elementary School, Henry C Sanborn Elementary School, High Plain Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend West Elementary School?
541 students attend West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of West Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Elementary School?
West Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does West Elementary School offer ?
West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Elementary School part of?
West Elementary School is part of Andover School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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