Westside Elementary



Westside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 75
K 43
1 51
2 57
3 49
4 43
5 45
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 363 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary is the 308th largest public school in Kansas and the 35,774th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 363
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,774th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 308th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 686th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 444th out of 706

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Westside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(57%)
1,174
(54%)
 Female 156
(43%)
987
(46%)

Westside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(63%)
1,519
(70%)
 Hispanic 80
(22%)
333
(15%)
 Two or More 21
(6%)
168
(8%)
 Black 14
(4%)
82
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(3%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
20
(1%)

Westside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 275
(76%)
1,224
(57%)
 Not Eligible 67
(18%)
790
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
147
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Westside Elementary is ranked 120th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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
2013 384
2014 370
2015 363

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
2013 16.7
2014 19.5
2015 19.6

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
2013 0.84375
2014 0.88378378378378
2015 0.81542699724518

Compare Westside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 363 19.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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