West Elementary School

415 West 2nd North
Mountain Home, ID 83647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
West Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
West Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#516 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
33%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
62%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain Home School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Elementary School is Richard Mckenna Charter School - Onsite (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bennett Mountain High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hacker Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mountain Home Richard Mckenna Charter School - Onsite Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 24 students
    0.4 miles
    675 South Haskett Street
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 580-2449
    0.4 9-12 24
  • Mountain Home Bennett Mountain High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 96 students
    0.5 miles
    550 East Jackson
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 587-3837
    0.5 7-12 96
  • Mountain Home Hacker Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 586 students
    0.5 miles
    550 E Jackson St
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 587-2500
    0.5 5-6 586
  • Mountain Home Mountain Home Senior High School Math: 25% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 967 students
    0.6 miles
    300 South 11th East Street
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 587-2570
    0.6 9-12 967
  • Mountain Home East Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 449 students
    0.7 miles
    775 North 10th East Street
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 587-2575
    0.7 PK-4 449

School Reviews

2  
This is a horrible school. School to parent communication = little to non-existent. There are far too many homework assignments in one night for a first grader to handle. All of which my child has NO IDEA how to complete anyway. I might as well say I am homeschooling my child because I have to literally teach him HOW to figure out the math problems, etc. State or standardized tests taken with no preparation what so ever. I am so frustrated with the level of incompetence within this school. Bullying going on and undisciplined. Kids in my son's class who speak no English so of course the majority of the teacher's attention is to help those children even understand what is going on and the other kids are left to figure it out. How would I rate and/or describe West Elementary School in Mountain Home: Ridiculous, unprofessional, and an institution in which I would never recommend in receiving an education.
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