West Elementary



West Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 92
1 102
2 120
3 115
4 112
5 111
6 115
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary is a public elementary school located in Grand Prairie, TX in the Arlington Independent School District. It enrolls 809 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary is the 488th largest public school in Texas and the 3,894th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 809
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,894th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 488th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,297th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,027th out of 4,707

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West Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 417
(52%)
18,716
(49%)
 Male 392
(48%)
19,708
(51%)

West Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 284
(35%)
8,872
(23%)
 Asian 198
(24%)
2,334
(6%)
 Hispanic 187
(23%)
18,146
(47%)
 White 117
(14%)
8,133
(21%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
713
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
41
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
185
(0%)

West Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 415
(51%)
9,899
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(41%)
25,292
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
3,233
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, West Elementary is ranked 1,875th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is lower than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 786
2006 883
2007 927
2008 932
2009 950
2010 821
2011 772
2012 809

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 19.5
2007 18.4
2008 18.1
2009 18.1
2010 17.3
2011 17.4
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35114503816794
2006 0.35107587768969
2007 0.3915857605178
2008 0.40021459227468
2009 0.43157894736842
2010 0.44945188794153
2011 0.44818652849741
2012 0.48702101359703

Compare West Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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Public PK - 06 809 18.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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