West Side Elementary School

  • West Side Elementary School serves 56 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • West Side Elementary School's student population of 56 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students56 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of West Side Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Side Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Side Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Side Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Side Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
88%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Side Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.220.25
This chart display the diversity score of West Side Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecorah Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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