Westhills Elementary School

  • Westhills Elementary School serves 684 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westhills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Westhills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Westhills Elementary School's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westhills Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westhills Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#504 out of 1636 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westhills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.490.54
This chart display the diversity score of Westhills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westhills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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