Westside Elementary School

1815 Utility Rd
Rocky Face, GA 30740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Westside Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Westside Elementary School's student population of 657 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students657 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Westside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 0.33, 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
#586 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
81%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield 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 Dalton High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westside Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rocky Face Westside Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 476 students
    0.6 miles
    580 Lafayette Rd. Sw
    Rocky Face, GA 30740
    (706) 673-2611
    0.6 6-8 476
  • Dalton Dalton High School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,901 student
    3.5 miles
    1500 Manley St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8757
    3.5 9-12 1,901
  • Dalton Dug Gap Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    4.3 miles
    2032 Dug Gap Rd
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 226-3919
    4.3 PK-5 426
  • Tunnel Hill Tunnel Hill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    4.3 miles
    203 E School St
    Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
    (706) 673-4550
    4.3 K-5 299
  • Dalton Westwood Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    4.3 miles
    708 Trammell St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-2809
    4.3 PK-5 588

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