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Westside Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 352 students

 

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Posted July 15, 2008

Its a great environment with lots of happy children and well educated teachers. All four of my children have went there. My oldest has graduated with honors and scholarships. She is becoming a dental hygenist. I would greatly recomend this school to anyone looking for a small school with great education and a wonderful environment.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 65%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Asian 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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193 School St
Hartman, AR 72840
Phone: (479) 497-1088

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