Wester Elementary School

4602 Chicago Ave
Lubbock, TX 79414
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wester Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wester Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wester Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Wester Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wester Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6535 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
60%
52%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wester Elementary School is Coronado High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smylie Wilson Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stewart Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lubbock Stewart Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    0.9 miles
    4815 46th St
    Lubbock, TX 79414
    (806) 219-6900
    0.9 PK-5 438
  • Lubbock Bowie Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    1.1 miles
    2902 Chicago
    Lubbock, TX 79407
    (806) 219-5200
    1.1 PK-5 231
  • Wolfforth Westwind Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    1.1 miles
    6401 43rd St
    Wolfforth, TX 79382
    (806) 799-3731
    1.1 PK-5 590
  • Lubbock Coronado High School Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,134 students
    1.2 miles
    4910 29th Dr
    Lubbock, TX 79410
    (806) 219-1100
    1.2 9-12 2,134
  • Lubbock Richard Milburn Academy Lubbock Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
    1.2 miles
    2333 50th St
    Lubbock, TX 79412
    (806) 740-0811
    1.2 9-12 188

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