Westside Elementary School



Westside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 10
K 115
1 132
2 116
3 95
4 119
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake City, FL in the Columbia School District. It enrolls 686 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary School is the 831st largest public school in Florida and the 8,293rd largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,293rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 831st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,240th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 875th out of 2,205

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Westside Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 352
(51%)
4,230
(53%)
 Female 334
(49%)
3,805
(47%)

Westside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 487
(71%)
5,416
(67%)
 Black 119
(17%)
1,750
(22%)
 Hispanic 36
(5%)
409
(5%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
361
(4%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
77
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Westside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(47%)
4,715
(59%)
 Not Eligible 309
(45%)
2,599
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(8%)
721
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Westside Elementary School is ranked 1,111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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 756
2006 730
2007 721
2008 709
2009 631
2010 644
2011 706
2012 686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 15.5
2007 13.7
2008 12.5
2009 13.6
2010 14
2011 15.3
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41798941798942
2006 0.46575342465753
2007 0.44660194174757
2008 0.45839210155148
2009 0.52773375594295
2010 0.50465838509317
2011 0.5
2012 0.54956268221574

Compare Westside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 55.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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