West Middle School

West Middle School serves 629 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
West Middle School operates within the Muscatine Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 629 students
West Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
West Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
22%
9%
Black
4%
5%
White
68%
81%
All Ethnic Groups West Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.21
West Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Muscatine Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,275 666
District Total Revenue $55 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,015 $11,087
Muscatine Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,035 $10,614
Muscatine Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Muscatine High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MuscatineHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mckinley Elementary School
    621 Kindler Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9049
    0 mi | 330 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MuscatineMuscatine High School
    2705 Cedar
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-6141
    0.5 mi | 1609 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MuscatineHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Washington Elementary School
    610 Maiden Ln
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9135
    0.8 mi | 363 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MuscatineFranklin Elementary School
    210 Taylor St
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-5040
    1.1 mi | 258 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MuscatineMulberry Elementary School
    3211 Mulberry Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-8143
    1.1 mi | 264 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Muscatine, IA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.43, which is higher than the Iowa average of 0.23. The most diverse school in Muscatine is Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.