Westside Elementary School

5400 Applegate Dr
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westside Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Westside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Westside Elementary School's student population of 504 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#946 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
33%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
64%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHernando School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside Elementary School is Frank W. Springstead High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Explorer K-8 (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deltona Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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