Gahanna West Middle School serves 613 students in grades 6-8.
Gahanna West Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 57%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 613 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 52%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in OH
- Math Proficiency: 51% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 58% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education
Gahanna West Middle School's student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gahanna West Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gahanna West Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1558 out of 3137 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gahanna West Middle School's ranking?
Gahanna West Middle School is ranked #1558 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Gahanna West Middle School?
613 students attend Gahanna West Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Gahanna West Middle School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gahanna West Middle School?
Gahanna West Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gahanna West Middle School offer ?
Gahanna West Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gahanna West Middle School part of?
Gahanna West Middle School is part of Gahanna-Jefferson City School District.
It would be extremely difficult to find anything to justify the stated mission of educating "every student for maximum academic and personal growth" in this school's achievements. There is no interest or incentive for STEM-oriented activities and enrichment programs. The academic clubs or contests are nonexistent. There is no comprehension with regards to diversity or thinking outside the box.
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