Westside Elementary School

  • Westside Elementary School serves 567 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Westside Elementary School's student population of 567 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1232 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
35%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
48%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.630.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedartown Cedartown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1238 students
    0.1 miles
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0490
    0.1 9-12 1238
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 60 students
    1.3 miles
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-1500
    1.3 7-12 60
  • Cedartown Northside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
    1.7 miles
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-4932
    1.7 PK-5 476
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 940 students
    2.0 miles
    1664 Syble Brannan Parkway
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)749-8850
    2.0 6-8 940
  • Cedartown Cherokee Elementary School
    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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