Westshore Elementary School

  • Westshore Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westshore Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westshore Elementary School's student population of 398 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westshore Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westshore Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1836 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
28%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westshore Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.750.70
This chart display the diversity score of Westshore Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westshore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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The staff is the hardest working staff to ensure a quality education for all students.
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westshore is a good school. The teachers care about the students.As a parent,if you have a concerns or question the facility will let you know.
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