6795 Highway 132
Altoona, AL 35952
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
West End Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West End Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West End Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

West End Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

West End Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West End Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#288 out of 1276 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
89%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West End Elementary School's ranking?

West End Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend West End Elementary School?

362 students attend West End Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

89% of West End Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West End Elementary School?

West End Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does West End Elementary School offer ?

West End Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is West End Elementary School part of?

West End Elementary School is part of Etowah County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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