West Elementary School

1105 W 4th St
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 348 students in grades Kindergarten-5, West Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 50% in IN
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
348 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#659 out of 1763 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
38%
This chart display 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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
41%
This chart display 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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
34%
This chart display 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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
84%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
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.
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
39%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Elementary School's ranking?
West Elementary School is ranked #659 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are West Elementary School often compared to?
West Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Farmersville Elementary School, Marrs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend West Elementary School?
348 students attend West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of West Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Elementary School?
West Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Elementary School offer ?
West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is West Elementary School part of?
West Elementary School is part of MSD Mount Vernon School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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