West Side Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Serving 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, West Side Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-54% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 95% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
(11-12)
50-54%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
(11-12)
65-69%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Side Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
95%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
5%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Side Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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 AR.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of West Side Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
58%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% AR state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 80% AR state average).
How many students attend West Side Elementary School?
347 students attend West Side Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of West Side Elementary School students are Black, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Side Elementary School?
West Side Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does West Side Elementary School offer ?
West Side Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is West Side Elementary School part of?
West Side Elementary School is part of Helena/ West Helena School District.

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