Westside Elementary



Westside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 83
K 51
1 48
2 52
3 49
4 44
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pittsburg, KS in the Pittsburg School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary is the 284th largest public school in Kansas and the 34,649th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,649th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 284th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 495th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 296th out of 692

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Westside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 212
(57%)
1,139
(53%)
 Female 158
(43%)
998
(47%)

Westside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 249
(67%)
1,515
(71%)
 Hispanic 86
(23%)
313
(15%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
180
(8%)
 Black 12
(3%)
75
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)

Westside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(71%)
1,288
(60%)
 Not Eligible 88
(24%)
682
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
167
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Westside Elementary is ranked 130th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Westside Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 235
2006 249
2007 269
2008 270
2009 312
2010 341
2011 338
2012 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 10.5
2007 13.5
2008 14.3
2009 17.3
2010 16.6
2011 13.8
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83829787234043
2006 0.94779116465863
2007 0.85873605947955
2008 0.91111111111111
2009 0.8525641025641
2010 0.80058651026393
2011 0.82840236686391
2012 0.76216216216216

Compare Westside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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Westside Elementary
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Public PK - 05 370 15.4:1  
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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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