West Middle School

West Middle School serves 896 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
West Middle School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 896 students
West Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
West Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
5%
n/a
West Middle School American Indian Students (2000-2011)
Asian
5%
2%
West Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
34%
10%
West Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
7%
5%
West Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
47%
79%
West Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.22
West Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
63%
34%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
7%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,857 is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,170 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 13,777 670
Sioux City Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $159 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,857 $11,259
Sioux City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,170 $11,298
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Sioux CityWest High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1174 students2001 Casselman
    Sioux CityIA 51103
    (712)279-6772
    0.49-121174
  • Sioux CityRoosevelt Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 221 students2015 West 6th St
    Sioux CityIA 51103
    (712)279-6843
    0.9KG-5221
  • Sioux CityEmerson Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 200 students2410 West 1st St
    Sioux CityIA 51103
    (712)279-6826
    1PK-5200
  • Sioux CityLiberty Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 809 students1623 Rebecca St
    Sioux CityIA 51103
    (712)279-6845
    1.3PK-5809
  • Sioux CityRiverside Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 352 students2303 Riverside Blvd
    Sioux CityIA 51109
    (712)279-6811
    1.4PK-5352

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