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 OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students319 students
Westside Elementary School Total Students (2014-2015)
Gender %Westside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Westside Elementary School Total Teachers (2014-2015)
Students by GradeWestside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Westside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2015)
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2015)
Westside Elementary School Black Students (2014-2015)
Westside Elementary School White Students (2014-2015)
Two or more races
Westside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN 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.
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.
  • The revenue/student of $11,313 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,935 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed96,6143,513
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,093 MM$30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2015)
District Spending$1,153 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1992-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,313$8,707
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,935$8,563
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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