Westside Elementary School

  • Westside Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Westside Elementary School's student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1508 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
67%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
76%
23%
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White
10%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.420.68
This chart display the diversity score of Westside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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