Westside Elementary School



Westside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 140
1 117
2 113
3 98
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Searcy, AR in the Searcy School District. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary School is the 199th largest public school in Arkansas and the 24,615th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 199th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 484th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 305th out of 555

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Westside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 242
(52%)
1,151
(49%)
 Male 226
(48%)
1,218
(51%)

Westside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 404
(86%)
1,785
(75%)
 Hispanic 22
(5%)
205
(9%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
127
(5%)
 Black 16
(3%)
230
(10%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Westside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 308
(66%)
1,081
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(25%)
1,018
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
270
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Westside Elementary School is ranked 456th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westside Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 596
2006 590
2007 577
2008 593
2009 601
2010 595
2011 463
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 16.4
2007 15.6
2008 16.9
2009 17.5
2010 17.3
2011 16.5
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26510067114094
2006 0.31186440677966
2007 0.32062391681109
2008 0.29005059021922
2009 0.31447587354409
2010 0.30252100840336
2011 0.34989200863931
2012 0.34188034188034

Compare Westside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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Public KG - 03 468 18:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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