West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#933 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
87%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 NamePlymouth School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
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