West Middle School

West Middle School serves 893 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
West Middle School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 893 students
West Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
West Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.34. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
West Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
4%
2%
West Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
32%
9%
West Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
5%
West Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
49%
81%
West Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.65 0.34
West Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
60%
33%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,683 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 15,683 673
Sioux City Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $152 MM $7 MM
District Spending $142 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,073 $11,087
District Spending / Student $10,324 $10,614
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Boys & Girls Home-s Sioux City (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sioux City West High School
    2001 Casselman
    Sioux City , IA , 51103
    (712)279-6772
    0.4  mi  |  1184  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sioux City Roosevelt Elementary School
    2015 West 6th St
    Sioux City , IA , 51103
    (712)279-6843
    0.9  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Emerson Elementary School
    2410 West 1st St
    Sioux City , IA , 51103
    (712)279-6826
    1  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Liberty Elementary School
    1623 Rebecca St
    Sioux City , IA , 51103
    (712)279-6845
    1.3  mi  |  711  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Riverside Elementary School
    2303 Riverside Blvd
    Sioux City , IA , 51109
    (712)279-6811
    1.4  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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