Westside Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Westside Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Westside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Westside Elementary School's student population of 552 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1254 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
33%
15%
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Black
12%
37%
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White
51%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside Elementary School is Cedartown High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harpst Academy (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedartown Cedartown High School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,221 student
    0.1 miles
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-0490
    0.1 9-12 1,221
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-11 | 57 students
    1.3 miles
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-1500
    1.3 6-11 57
  • Cedartown Northside Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    1.7 miles
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-4932
    1.7 PK-5 497
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,022 student
    2.0 miles
    1664 Syble W Brannon Pkwy
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 749-8850
    2 6-8 1,022
  • Cedartown Cherokee Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
    2.5 miles
    191 Evergreen Ln
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-5614
    2.5 PK-5 696

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