314 Pelzer Highway
Easley, SC 29642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West End Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West End Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

West End Elementary School's student population of 592 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

West End Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West End Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#419 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
66%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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

57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend West End Elementary School?

592 students attend West End Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

66% of West End Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Black.

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

West End Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does West End Elementary School offer ?

West End Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

5   5/25/2020
My daughter has excelled at West End. The teachers are great, and they are always available to help. The principal is very focused and expects only the best for the staff. Because of my daughter's fantastic teachers, she scored in the 96 percentile on the aptitude test which qualifies her participate in the GT program. We love West End Elementary!
- Posted by Parent - Dad2smarty
2   10/17/2011
Good school if you are from the area. Otherwise, you are an unwelcome outsider. Their claim to an open-door policy is lip-service. Parental involvement is implicitly discouraged via their thinly-veiled animosity towards them. The small handful of truly kind and welcoming teachers serve as stark contrast to the norm. If you are an outsider, you (and unfortunately your children) will pay for encroaching on their territory.
- Posted by Parent - Kjdou

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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