Westside Elementary School



Westside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 142
1 125
2 149
3 139
4 131
5 141
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Valdosta, GA in the Lowndes County School District. It enrolls 875 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary School is the 185th largest public school in Georgia and the 2,565th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 875
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,565th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 185th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,215th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 301st out of 1,342

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Westside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 452
(52%)
3,863
(51%)
 Female 423
(48%)
3,660
(49%)

Westside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 615
(70%)
4,835
(64%)
 Black 171
(20%)
1,683
(22%)
 Hispanic 38
(4%)
599
(8%)
 Two or More 33
(4%)
303
(4%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
84
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Westside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 567
(65%)
3,471
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 243
(28%)
3,444
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(7%)
608
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Westside Elementary School is ranked 871st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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
2008 710
2009 770
2010 839
2011 864
2012 875

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.3
2009 16.1
2010 17.1
2011 17.2
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.2887323943662
2009 0.27922077922078
2010 0.32061978545888
2011 0.34837962962963
2012 0.352

Compare Westside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Westside Elementary School
Valdosta, GA
Public PK - 05 875 17.9:1  
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Lowndes Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 864 14.9:1 5 miles
Highland Christian Academy
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Private KG - 12 155 10:1 6 miles
Open Bible Christian School
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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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