West Side Elementary School

  • West Side Elementary School serves 376 students in grades 3-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Side Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Side Elementary School's student population of 376 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Side Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (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 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#915 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
59%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 MN.
Diversity Score0.610.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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