West Elementary School serves 546 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 546 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 31%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 50% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
West Elementary School's student population of 546 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#436 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 #436 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend West Elementary School?
546 students attend West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of West Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 3% 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 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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