West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students362 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#395 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
80%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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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 IN.
Diversity Score0.350.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Mount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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