West Side Primary School

411 W Lincoln St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-2. 
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Side Primary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of West Side Primary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
85%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are West Side Primary School often compared to?
West Side Primary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carrier Mills-stonefort Elementary School, Eldorado Elementary School, Galatia Grade School Annex by visitors of our site.
How many students attend West Side Primary School?
488 students attend West Side Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of West Side Primary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Side Primary School?
West Side Primary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Side Primary School offer ?
West Side Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is West Side Primary School part of?
West Side Primary School is part of Harrisburg CUSD 3 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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