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West Side Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (301) 724-0340

425 Paca St

Cumberland, Maryland


About West Side Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

West Side Elementary is located in the Allegany County Public Schools district of the state of Maryland. It is one of 22 schools in its district.

West Side Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Maryland, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 397 students.

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 West Side Elementary is $56,962, which is lower than the Maryland state average of $72,674.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


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
West Side Elementary 397$8,99617$56,9620.35
Allegany High (0.45 miles) 667$1,50515$68,2400.27
Braddock Middle (1.13 miles) 600$9,17614$62,4080.21
South Penn Elementary (1.3 miles) 517$8,71214$66,3170.30
Fort Hill High (1.39 miles) 780$9,81316$67,3770.24
John Humbird Elementary (1.72 miles) 280$10,68314$65,8550.39

West Side Elementary

Number of pupils397
Funding per pupil$8,996
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$56,962
Diversity index0.35

Allegany High (0.45 miles)

Number of pupils667
Funding per pupil$1,505
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$68,240
Diversity index0.27

Braddock Middle (1.13 miles)

Number of pupils600
Funding per pupil$9,176
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$62,408
Diversity index0.21

South Penn Elementary (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils517
Funding per pupil$8,712
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$66,317
Diversity index0.30

Fort Hill High (1.39 miles)

Number of pupils780
Funding per pupil$9,813
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$67,377
Diversity index0.24

John Humbird Elementary (1.72 miles)

Number of pupils280
Funding per pupil$10,683
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$65,855
Diversity index0.39
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Rankings within Maryland
There are 1,449 schools in Maryland. Rankings don't always go up to 1,449 because some schools have missing data.
1041stlargest school
1150thhighest number of FTE teachers
1139thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1186thhighest average teaching salary
433rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
205thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
939thhighest diversity index
1263rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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