West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 10
K 20
1 21
2 25
3 39
4 32
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Forks, ND in the Grand Forks 1 School District. It enrolls 181 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 127th largest public school in North Dakota and the 49,424th largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.9

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West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 100
(55%)
2,723
(53%)
 Female 81
(45%)
2,451
(47%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 144
(80%)
3,858
(75%)
 American Indian 12
(7%)
334
(6%)
 Hispanic 10
(6%)
291
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(4%)
30
(1%)
 Black 5
(3%)
429
(8%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
193
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
39
(1%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 104
(57%)
3,218
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(34%)
1,572
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(9%)
384
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, West Elementary School is ranked 85th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.1%. 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 293
2006 281
2007 234
2008 210
2009 208
2010 192
2011 178
2012 186
2013 189
2014 183
2015 181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 10.6
2007 10.4
2008 9.3
2009 11.8
2010 11.5
2011 12
2012 12.2
2013 12
2014 11.6
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33105802047782
2006 0.41281138790036
2007 0.44017094017094
2008 0.41904761904762
2009 0.45192307692308
2010 0.484375
2011 0.51685393258427
2012 0.46236559139785
2013 0.38095238095238
2014 0.38251366120219
2015 0.42541436464088

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.1%
 
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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