West Side Elementary School



West Side Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 37
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Side Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decorah, IA in the Decorah Community School District. It enrolls 70 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 70
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.2

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West Side Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 46
(66%)
549
(51%)
 Female 24
(34%)
525
(49%)

West Side Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 59
(84%)
968
(90%)
 Hispanic 7
(10%)
58
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(3%)
25
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Side Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 50
(71%)
752
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 16
(23%)
222
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(6%)
100
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Side Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.6%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

West Side Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 212
2006 217
2007 25
2008 23
2009 22
2010 46
2011 71
2012 70

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 16
2007 6
2008 6.2
2009 5.1
2010 9
2011 13.5
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18396226415094
2006 0.23041474654378
2007 0.36
2008 0.60869565217391
2009 0.59090909090909
2010 0.41304347826087
2011 0.26760563380282
2012 0.28571428571429

Compare West Side Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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West Side Elementary School
Decorah, IA
Public PK - KG 70 13.5:1  
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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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