West Side Elementary School

344 Polk St Nw
Marietta, GA 30064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
West Side Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Side Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Side Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

West Side Elementary School's student population of 504 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

West Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Side Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#174 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
68%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarietta City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Side Elementary School is Marietta High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marietta Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A.l. Burruss Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta Marietta Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,276 student
    0.3 miles
    121 Winn St Nw
    Marietta, GA 30064
    (770) 422-0311
    0.3 7-8 1,276
  • Marietta A.l. Burruss Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    1.2 miles
    325 Manning Rd Sw
    Marietta, GA 30064
    (770) 429-3144
    1.2 PK-5 495
  • Marietta Hickory Hills Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
    1.2 miles
    500 Redwood Dr Sw
    Marietta, GA 30064
    (770) 429-3125
    1.2 PK-5 372
  • Marietta Marietta High School Math: 31% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,489 students
    1.7 miles
    1171 Whitlock Ave Sw
    Marietta, GA 30064
    (770) 428-2631
    1.7 9-12 2,489
  • Marietta Park Street Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    1.7 miles
    105 Park St Se
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 429-3180
    1.7 PK-5 552

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