West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 158 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 158 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#104 out of 450 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
48%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
9%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2013-14 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 ND.
Diversity Score0.450.24
This chart display the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Forks 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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