Westside Elementary School

Tel: (901)416-3725
  • Westside Elementary School serves 350 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Westside Elementary School operates within the Shelby County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students350 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (2014-2016)
Gender %Westside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeWestside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Westside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
Black
81%
22%
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
White
7%
64%
Westside Elementary School White Students (2014-2016)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Westside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWestside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.28
Westside Elementary School Diversity Score (2014-2016)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 93,625 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,159 is higher than the state average of $8,682. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,717 is higher than the state average of $8,365. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
183
8
Number of Students Managed93,6253,517
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,093 MM$31 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$1,153 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,159$8,682
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,717$8,365
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Tennessee public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Davidson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.