West Middle School

West Middle School serves 648 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
West Middle School operates within the Muscatine Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 648 students
West Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
West Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 14:1 14:1
West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
West Middle School American Indian Students (2000-2011)
Hispanic
22%
9%
West Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
5%
5%
West Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
70%
80%
West Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.46 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.
43%
34%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
8%
7%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,284 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,015 is less than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,035 is less than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Muscatine Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,284 678
Muscatine Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,015 $11,087
Muscatine Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,035 $10,614
Muscatine Community   School District 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 Grades Students
  • Muscatine Mckinley Elementary School
    621 Kindler Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9049
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 312 students                      
  • MuscatineMuscatine High School
    2705 Cedar
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-6141
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1545 students                      
  • Muscatine Washington Elementary School
    610 Maiden Ln
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9135
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 354 students                      
  • MuscatineFranklin Elementary School
    210 Taylor St
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-5040
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 288 students                      
  • MuscatineMulberry Elementary School
    3211 Mulberry Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-8143
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 274 students                      

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