Westside Elementary School

  • Westside Elementary School serves 319 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Westside Elementary School operates within the Shelby County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 319 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 319 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (2014-2015)
Gender % Westside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Teachers (2014-2015)
Students by Grade Westside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Westside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2015)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2015)
Black
83%
22%
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2015)
White
8%
65%
Westside Elementary School White Students (2014-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Westside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Westside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.27
Westside Elementary School Diversity Score (2014-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 96,614 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
197
8
Number of Students Managed 96,614 3,513
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue n/a $32 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending n/a $33 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student n/a $9,003
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student n/a $9,420
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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