West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 608 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#510 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
72%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.450.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAndover School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Andover Andover High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,782 student
    0.9 miles
    80 Shawsheen Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-5500
    0.9 9-12 1,782
  • Andover Andover West Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
    1.0 miles
    70 Shawsheen Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-5400
    1.0 6-8 525
  • Andover Shawsheen School
    Grades: PK | 85 students
    1.2 miles
    18 Magnolia Ave
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-8200
    1.2 PK 85
  • Lawrence Frost Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 507 students
    1.5 miles
    33 Hamlet Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 722-8810
    1.5 5-8 507
  • Lawrence Robert Frost
    Grades: K-4 | 590 students
    1.5 miles
    33 Hamlet Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5941
    1.5 K-4 590

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