West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 87
2 87
3 79
4 79
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alton, IL in the Alton Community Unit School District 11. It enrolls 524 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 632nd largest public school in Illinois and the 19,319th largest nationally. It has 8.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 632nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 162nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 132nd out of 2,345

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former WES Alumni

West Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 289
(55%)
2,395
(54%)
 Female 235
(45%)
2,075
(46%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 309
(59%)
2,533
(57%)
 Black 126
(24%)
1,352
(30%)
 Two or More 54
(10%)
427
(10%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
119
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 324
(62%)
2,693
(60%)
 Not Eligible 168
(32%)
1,520
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
257
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, West Elementary School is ranked 492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 597
2006 563
2007 530
2008 389
2009 459
2010 509
2011 510
2012 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 18.8
2007 16.6
2008 10
2009 11.8
2010 14.1
2011 13.4
2012 8.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48073701842546
2006 0.52042628774423
2007 0.56037735849057
2008 0.75578406169666
2009 0.66666666666667
2010 0.63457760314342
2011 0.65490196078431
2012 0.6793893129771

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
880.0% 8.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Elementary School
Alton, IL
Public KG - 05 524 8.8:1  
Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
Alton, IL
Private PK - 08 96 10:1 1 miles
Eunice Smith Elementary School
Alton, IL
Public KG - 05 305 9.3:1 1 miles
Catholic Childrens Home
Alton, IL
Private 04 - 12 83 6:1 1 miles
St Ambrose Catholic School
Godfrey, IL
Private PK - 08 241 16:1 2 miles
Evangelical School
Godfrey, IL
Private PK - 08 498 17:1 2 miles
St Mary School
Alton, IL
Private PK - 08 390 15:1 2 miles
Lovejoy Elementary School
Alton, IL
Public KG - 05 289 8.4:1 2 miles
East Elementary School
Alton, IL
Public KG - 05 501 8.7:1 3 miles
Mississippi Valley Christian School
Alton, IL
Private PK - 12 115 11:1 3 miles
Alton Middle School
Alton, IL
Public 06 - 08 1,400 8.9:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.