West Memorial Elementary School

  • West Memorial Elementary School serves 822 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Memorial Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Memorial Elementary School's student population of 822 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students822 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Memorial Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2333 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
36%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Memorial Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaty Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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