West Lake Elementary School

  • West Lake Elementary School serves 851 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Lake Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Lake Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • West Lake Elementary School's student population of 851 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students851 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Lake Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank#260 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
7%
25%
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White
73%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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