West Elementary School

1103 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644 | (319) 334-7430
  • Grades: 3-5
  • Student Enrollment: 286
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 286 elementary school students from grades 3-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1103 1st St W, Independence, IA 50644
  • Principal or Admin: Josh Lyons
  • Fax: (319) 334-7433
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 286
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 155 (54.2%)
  • Females: 131 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (12.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 85 (29.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 120 (42.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic--
White286100.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Elementary School
  Number Percent
3rd Grade9633.6%
4th Grade9834.3%
5th Grade9232.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 62%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:38%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 19 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,309
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$28,91814%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,87586%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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