West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#299 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
18%
26%
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White
66%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCleveland County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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