Wyoming Valley West Middle School

Wyoming Valley West Middle School serves 1,139 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Wyoming Valley West Middle School operates within the Wyoming Valley West School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1139 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,139 students
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wyoming Valley West Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wyoming Valley West Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
9%
15%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
82%
69%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wyoming Valley West Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.32 0.24
Wyoming Valley 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.
52%
38%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
9%
5%
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,598 is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,237 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Wyoming Valley West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,780 1,514
Wyoming Valley West   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $21 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $61 MM $20 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,598 $12,967
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,237 $12,300
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is James M Coughlin Junior Senior 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)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KingstonChester Street Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 203 students110 East Chester St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-2438
    0.11-5203
  • KingstonThird Avenue Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 158 studentsRear Third Ave And Davis St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)288-2282
    0.4KG-5158
  • KingstonSchuyler Avenue Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 256 students715 Schuyler Ave
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-6041
    0.8KG-5256
  • Wilkes BarreJames M Coughlin Junior Senior High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 981 students80 North Washington St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18701
    (570)826-7201
    1.29-12981
  • KingstonWest Side Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 502 students75 Evans St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)288-8493
    1.29-12502

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.
Related School Videos