Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

West ISD: B

Total students

585

Avg. teacher experience

7.4 years

West ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

West ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

West Elementary School is an elementary school in West, TX, in the West ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 585 students. 42.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $49,191, which is $7,900 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 7.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.westisd.net/

Address

209 N Harrison St
West, TX 76691-1198

Office phone number

(254) 981-2200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in West Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

585

African American

13 (2.2%)

West ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

114 (19.5%)

West ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.3%)

West ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

437 (74.7%)

West ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

19 (3.2%)

West ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

19.5%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

74.7%

Two or more races

3.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

42.7 %

West ISD: 44.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

44.3 %

West ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

West ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

42.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

44.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

3.9 %

West ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

West ISD: 41.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.8 %

West ISD: 5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.4 %

West ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.8%

Special education

8.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

C

West ISD: B

Student achievement

C

West ISD: B

School progress

C

West ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

West ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

34.3

African American

1 (2.9%)

West ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 (2.8%)

West ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32.4 (94.3%)

West ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

2 (5.7%)

West ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

26.6 (77.4%)

West ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

5.8 (16.9%)

West ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

17

West ISD: 13.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

7.4 years

West ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$49,191

West ISD: $55,686

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$43,758

West ISD: $47,631

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,652

West ISD: $50,133

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$49,780

West ISD: $52,159

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,521

West ISD: $55,581

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,087

West ISD: $72,665

Statewide: $65,449

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