West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 404 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#266 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
96%
77%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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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 IA.
Diversity Score0.080.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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