West Elementary School

1911 6th St
Wamego, KS 66547
(
School attendance zone
shown in map)
West Elementary School serves 352 students in grades 3-5.
The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in math
is 43% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in reading/language arts
is 50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas 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 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 352 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students352 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The
diversity score
of West Elementary School is 0.15, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#328 out of 1265 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
33%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
37%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
92%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
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 KS.
Diversity Score
0.150.54
This chart display the diversity score of West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for
Free Lunch
25%
38%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for
Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWamego School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Elementary School is Wamego High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wamego Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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