School Details

West Elementary School

1105 West 4th Street, Mount Vernon, IN 47620
(812) 833-2072
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 409 students 16 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

88%
92%
85%
81%
85%
79%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Mount Vernon School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
89%
82%
63%
81%
79%
61%
81%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Mount Vernon School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
90%
78%
94%
97%
86%
86%
91%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • M S D Mount Vernon School District average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

West Elementary School is a public elementary school in Mount Vernon. The principal of West Elementary School is Mr Paul Swanson. 409 students go to West Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 0.7% of the West Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 57% of the 409 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at West Elementary School is 16:1. St Matthew School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 91%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 3%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian 0.7% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.05%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 37%
Limited English proficiency 0.7% 0.4%

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