West Middle School

Tel: (910)572-9378
Grades: 6-8

505 students

West Middle School serves 505 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West Middle School operates within the Montgomery County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 505 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
West Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2013)
Students by Grade West Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
8%
13%
Black
26%
27%
White
57%
52%
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.
0.60 0.44
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.
57%
45%
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%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,295 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 4,295 1,682
Montgomery County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $19 MM
Montgomery County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $18 MM
Montgomery County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,012 $11,105
Montgomery County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $10,880
Montgomery County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Montgomery High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Stanly Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Gilead Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount GileadMount Gilead Elementary School
    100 School St
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-5411
    1.3 mi | 365 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Mount GileadWest Montgomery High School
    147 Warrior Dr
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-6191
    4.8 mi | 565 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NorwoodNorwood Elementary School
    400 South Main St
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)474-3126
    6.9 mi | 417 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly High School
    40488 South Stanly School Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)474-3155
    8.4 mi | 460 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly Middle School
    12492 Cottonville Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)474-5355
    9.8 mi | 407 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, NC 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 0.54, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Montgomery County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.