411 W Lincoln St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(School attendance zone shown in map)
West Side Primary School serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Side Primary School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend West Side Primary School?

492 students attend West Side Primary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown 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 grades does West Side Primary School offer ?

West Side Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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