West Side Elementary



West Side Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 1
1 109
2 106
3 98
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Side Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sidney, MT in the Sidney Elementary School District. It enrolls 329 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Side Elementary is the 94th largest public school in Montana and the 38,984th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,984th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 94th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 290th out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 87th out of 425

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West Side Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 173
(53%)
503
(51%)
 Female 156
(47%)
474
(49%)

West Side Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(84%)
831
(85%)
 Hispanic 31
(9%)
87
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(6%)
40
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Side Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 250
(76%)
728
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(19%)
197
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
52
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, West Side Elementary is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Side Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.0%) is lower than the state average of 51.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 275
2014 301
2015 329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 13.2
2014 14.1
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.34545454545455
2014 0.3421926910299
2015 0.24012158054711

Compare West Side Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.0%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Side Elementary
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 03 329 14.8:1  
Central Elementary
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 05 328 17.4:1 1 miles
Sidney Middle School
Sidney, MT
Public 06 - 08 320 15.9:1 1 miles
Rau School
Sidney, MT
Public PK - 06 71 11.8:1 4 miles
Fairview School
Fairview, MT
Public PK - 06 148 14.7:1 12 miles
East Fairview Elementary School
Fairview, MT
Public KG - 08 103 10.3:1 12 miles
Savage School
Savage, MT
Public PK - 06 64 8.8:1 20 miles
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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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