West Central Valley Middle School

1375 High St.
Redfield, IA 50233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Central Valley Middle School serves 189 students in grades 6-8.
West Central Valley Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Central Valley Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

West Central Valley Middle School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

West Central Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Central Valley Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#194 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
85%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Central Valley Middle School's ranking?
West Central Valley Middle School is ranked #194 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend West Central Valley Middle School?
189 students attend West Central Valley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of West Central Valley Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Central Valley Middle School?
West Central Valley Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Central Valley Middle School offer ?
West Central Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Central Valley Middle School part of?
West Central Valley Middle School is part of West Central Valley Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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