West Hill Middle School

  • West Hill Middle School serves 178 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • West Hill Middle School's student population of 178 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students178 students
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Hill Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Hill Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Hill Middle School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4169 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
50%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Hispanic
16%
26%
Black
74%
17%
White
6%
44%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Hill Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.430.39
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbany City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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