West Middle School

West Middle School serves 642 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
West Middle School operates within the Muscatine Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 642 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 642 students
West Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
West Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
25%
10%
West Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
5%
West Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
68%
79%
West Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.48 0.37
West Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
45%
34%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
7%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Muscatine Community School District's student population of 5,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,843 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,532 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Muscatine Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,663 670
Muscatine Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $54 MM $7 MM
Muscatine Community   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,843 $11,259
Muscatine Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,532 $11,298
Muscatine Community   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Muscatine High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Muscatine Mckinley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    0 miles
    621 Kindler Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9049
    0PK-5346
  • MuscatineMuscatine High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1587 students
    0.5 miles
    2705 Cedar
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-6141
    0.59-121587
  • Muscatine Washington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 349 students
    0.8 miles
    610 Maiden Ln
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-9135
    0.8PK-5349
  • MuscatineFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.1 miles
    210 Taylor St
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-5040
    1.1PK-5320
  • MuscatineMulberry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 267 students
    1.1 miles
    3211 Mulberry Ave
    MuscatineIA 52761
    (563)263-8143
    1.1PK-5267

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