School Details

A J West Elementary School

1801 Bay Ave, Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 538-2131
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 418 students 19 students/teacher (WA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

52%
56%
65%
58%
62%
73%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Aberdeen School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
51%
63%
63%
65%
73%
35%
51%
62%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Aberdeen School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
46%
63%
63%
63%
73%
45%
46%
67%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Aberdeen School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
62%
59%
71%
64%
72%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Aberdeen School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

A J West Elementary School is a public elementary school in Aberdeen. The principal of A J West Elementary School is William O'Donnell. 418 children attend A J West Elementary School and identify primarily as Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 82% of the 418 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at A J West Elementary School is 19:1. McDermoth Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% %
White, non-Hispanic 52% 68%
Hispanic 35% 18%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 0.7% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    A J West has been superior to other schools when it comes to it's programs and teaching for my disabled son. The staff that works with my son is dedicated caring capable and surpasses all our expectations. Our child has thrived and grown so much in the few short months there and the willingness of his teachers and the staff to go above and beyond what is expected of them is remarkable. He loves going to school and speaks of his teachers like they are his friends often saying he misses them over holidays and weekends. I would highly recommend this school to anyone with a special needs child.

  • (6 years ago)

    I like the school because the teachers and the Principal are interested in each child individualy. I have a 2nd grader as well as a PK and in both levels have had great communication

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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