West Side Elementary School
West Side Elementary School serves 319 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Side Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 319 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
West Side Elementary School's student population of 319 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
West Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Side Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#547 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
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