Byron Center West Middle School

  • Byron Center West Middle School serves 616 students in grades 6-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Byron Center West Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Byron Center West Middle School's student population of 616 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Byron Center West Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Byron Center West Middle School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#268 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameByron Center School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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