Westside Elementary School

1703 Philip Ave
Norfolk, NE 68702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Westside Elementary School serves 225 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Westside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Westside Elementary School's student population of 225 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#369 out of 913 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorfolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside Elementary School is Norfolk Senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Norfolk Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grant Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norfolk Grant Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 225 students
    0.6 miles
    1106 Philip Ave
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 644-2544
    0.6 PK-4 225
  • Norfolk Alternatives For Success School Alternative School

    0.7 miles
    601 W Cedar Ave
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 379-7565
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Norfolk Bel Air Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 N 18th St
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 644-2539
    0.9 PK-4 348
  • Norfolk Norfolk Junior High School Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 615 students
    1.0 miles
    510 Pasewalk Ave
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 644-2516
    1 7-8 615
  • Norfolk Lincoln Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
    1.2 miles
    310 S 3rd St
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    (402) 644-2550
    1.2 PK-4 273

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