Westside Elementary



Westside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 36
K 151
1 122
2 141
3 136
4 123
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Roanoke, VA in the Roanoke City Public Schools. It enrolls 823 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Elementary is the 94th largest public school in Virginia and the 3,819th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 823
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,819th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 94th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 815th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 149th out of 1,156

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Westside Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 428
(52%)
5,240
(52%)
 Female 395
(48%)
4,912
(48%)

Westside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 606
(74%)
4,535
(45%)
 Hispanic 105
(13%)
1,149
(11%)
 White 98
(12%)
3,830
(38%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
332
(3%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
281
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Westside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 820
(100%)
8,797
(87%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
1,234
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
121
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Westside Elementary is ranked 6th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 554
2006 567
2007 585
2008 570
2009 554
2010 588
2011 621
2012 692
2013 751
2014 774
2015 823

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.1
2006 10.7
2007 13.6
2008 13
2009 14.2
2010 15.1
2011 14.8
2012 16.5
2013 17.5
2014 17.4
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79061371841155
2006 0.77601410934744
2007 0.81367521367521
2008 0.78947368421053
2009 0.86281588447653
2010 0.83673469387755
2011 0.85990338164251
2012 0.89595375722543
2013 0.92676431424767
2014 0.91860465116279
2015 0.99635479951397

Compare Westside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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