West Middle School

Grades: 6-8

515 students

West Middle School serves 515 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
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 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 515 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
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 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
10%
14%
Black
28%
27%
White
57%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.59 0.45
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.
58%
47%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,252 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,012 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,934 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 4,252 1,330
District Total Revenue $46 MM $19 MM
District Spending $45 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,012 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,934 $10,880
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 Grades Students
  • Mount GileadMount Gilead Elementary School
    100 School St
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-5411
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 333 students                      
  • Mount GileadWest Montgomery High School
    147 Warrior Dr
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-6191
    4.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 558 students                      
  • NorwoodNorwood Elementary School
    400 South Main St
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-4000
    6.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 414 students                      
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly High School
    40488 South Stanly School Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-4100
    8.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 455 students                      
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly Middle School
    12492 Cottonville Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-5700
    9.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 402 students                      

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