Wyoming Valley West Middle School

201 Chester St

Kingston, PA 18704-3630

Tel: (570)287-2131
Grades: 6-8

1,199 students

Wyoming Valley West Middle School serves 1,199 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Wyoming Valley West Middle School operates within the Wyoming Valley West School District.

Overview

The student population of 1199 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,199 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wyoming Valley West Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
5%
8%
Black
7%
16%
White
84%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Wyoming Valley West Middle School Sch Ethnicity Wyoming Valley 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.
0.29 0.23
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.
48%
34%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,785 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wyoming Valley West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,785 1,682
District Total Revenue $60 MM $21 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $58 MM $20 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,209 $12,476
Wyoming Valley West   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,744 $11,944
Wyoming Valley West   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Side Ctc High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Solomon/plains Junior High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester Street Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KingstonChester Street Elementary School
    110 East Chester St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-2438
    0.1 mi | 214 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • KingstonThird Avenue Elementary School
    Rear Third Ave And Davis St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)288-2282
    0.4 mi | 148 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KingstonPringle Street Elementary School
    230 Pringle St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-5338
    0.8 mi | 136 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KingstonSchuyler Avenue Elementary School
    715 Schuyler Ave
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-6041
    0.8 mi | 239 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KingstonWest Side Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    75 Evans St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)288-8493
    Vocational School

    1.2 mi | 521 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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