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Westhills Elem Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (205) 432-3500

710 Glenn Rd

Bessemer, Alabama


About Westhills Elem Sch
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Westhills Elem Sch is one of 9 schools found in the Bessemer City district of Alabama.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 331 students - compared to other schools in Alabama, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Westhills Elem Sch is $45,058, which is lower than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Westhills Elem Sch 331$10,14416$45,0580.09
Bessemer City Middle Sch (0.79 miles) 818$6,51620$47,7760.17
Jonesboro Elem Sch (1.26 miles) 660$8,62017$45,9280.18
Bessemer City High Sch (1.31 miles) 979$7,39723$51,0970.15
Bessemer Ctr For Tech (1.39 miles) 0
New Horizon Alt Sch (2.07 miles) 0

Westhills Elem Sch

Number of pupils331
Funding per pupil$10,144
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$45,058
Diversity index0.09

Bessemer City Middle Sch (0.79 miles)

Number of pupils818
Funding per pupil$6,516
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$47,776
Diversity index0.17

Jonesboro Elem Sch (1.26 miles)

Number of pupils660
Funding per pupil$8,620
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,928
Diversity index0.18

Bessemer City High Sch (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils979
Funding per pupil$7,397
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$51,097
Diversity index0.15

Bessemer Ctr For Tech (1.39 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

New Horizon Alt Sch (2.07 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
1044thlargest school
985thhighest number of FTE teachers
482ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1013thhighest average teaching salary
312thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
944thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1165thhighest diversity index
187thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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