Westside Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Westside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 459 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Westside Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#192 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Westside Elementary School's ranking?
Westside Elementary School is ranked #192 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Westside Elementary School?
459 students attend Westside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Westside Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westside Elementary School?
Westside Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Westside Elementary School offer ?
Westside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Westside Elementary School part of?
Westside Elementary School is part of Searcy School District.
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