West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 683 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students683 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of West Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display 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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 AL.
Diversity Score0.580.59
This chart display the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRussellville City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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