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
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
8%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
7%
16%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
84%
71%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School White (1988-2012)
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 0.83
Wyoming Valley 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.
48%
34%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
6%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,588
Wyoming Valley West   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $60 MM n/a
Wyoming Valley West   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $58 MM n/a
Wyoming Valley West   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,209 $0
Wyoming Valley West   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,744 $0
Wyoming Valley West   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kingston Chester Street Elementary School
    110 East Chester St
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)287-2438
    0.1  mi  |  214  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Kingston Third Avenue Elementary School
    Rear Third Ave And Davis St
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)288-2282
    0.4  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kingston Pringle Street Elementary School
    230 Pringle St
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)287-5338
    0.8  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kingston Schuyler Avenue Elementary School
    715 Schuyler Ave
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)287-6041
    0.8  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kingston West Side Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    75 Evans St
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)288-8493
    Vocational School
    1.2  mi  |  521  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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