West-bemis Middle School

  • West-bemis Middle School serves 468 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West-bemis Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • West-bemis Middle School's student population of 468 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West-bemis Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West-bemis Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1473 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
65%
63%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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