Westside Elementary School

  • Westside Elementary School serves 928 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Westside Elementary School's student population of 928 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students928 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Westside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Westside Elementary 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 0.51, 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#230 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
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 Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
20%
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
67%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
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 Score0.510.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
57%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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