West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 392 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • West Elementary School operates within the M S D Mount Vernon School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students392 students
West Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
West Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
West Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
West Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
4%
11%
West Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
5%
12%
West Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
85%
70%
West Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
5%
West Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.270.49
West Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
41%
West Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
8%
West Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • M S D Mount Vernon School District's student population of 2,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,547 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,495 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District NameM S D Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed2,1771,465
M S D Mount Vernon School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$41 MM$19 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$16 MM
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,547$12,273
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,495$10,163
M S D Mount Vernon School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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