West Elementary School

91 Maryland Ave
Long Beach, NY 11561
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 301 students in grades Kindergarten-5, West Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 301 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
301 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

West Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1328 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of West Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
78%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of West Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
63%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in West Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
51%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
4%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Elementary School's ranking?
West Elementary School is ranked #1328 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are West Elementary School often compared to?
West Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lido Elementary School, Lindell Boulevard School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend West Elementary School?
301 students attend West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of West Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Elementary School?
West Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
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 Long Beach City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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