Wester Elementary School

4602 Chicago Ave
Lubbock, TX 79414
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wester Elementary School serves 378 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wester Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Wester Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Wester Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wester Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6010 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
60%
53%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
12%
26%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wester Elementary School's ranking?
Wester Elementary School is ranked #6010 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Wester Elementary School?
378 students attend Wester Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Wester Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wester Elementary School?
Wester Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wester Elementary School offer ?
Wester Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Wester Elementary School part of?
Wester Elementary School is part of Lubbock ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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