Westside Elementary School

  • Westside Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas 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 22:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Westside Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#319 out of 1265 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
33%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westside Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
65%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 KS.
Diversity Score0.530.54
This chart display the diversity score of Westside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
38%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburg School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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