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    Westridge Elementary

    Location Address:
    5500 E P True Parkway West Des Moines, Iowa 50266 Phone Number: 5152262694
    Mailing Address:
    5500 E P True Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name West Des Moines Comm School District State Agency ID 776957 000
    School Type Regular School State School ID 776957 476
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 19153
    County Polk Locale Urban Fringe of a Mid-size City
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Not Title I Eligible School
    School Level Primary School School-wide Title I
    School Lowest Grade Offered KG Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 06 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 20 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 11
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 31 Migrant Students 0
    Total Students 737 Student Teacher Ratio 17.8
    Westridge Elementary Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 0 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 93 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 98 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 103 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 99 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 105 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 111 Ungraded Students 20
    6th Grade Students 108 Total Students 737
    Westridge Elementary Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 1 2 3
    Asian/Pacific Islander 26 19 45
    Hispanic 2 14 16
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 6 17 23
    White (Non-Hispanic) 374 276 650