West Jay County Middle School

140 Highland Ave
Dunkirk, IN 47336
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
West Jay County Middle School serves 210 students in grades 6-8.
West Jay County Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Jay County Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

West Jay County Middle School's student population of 210 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

West Jay County Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Jay County Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#788 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
94%
68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.120.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJay School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Jay County Middle School is Delta High School (10.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Delta Middle School (10.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westlawn Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dunkirk Westlawn Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 209 students
    0.8 miles
    234 Pearl St
    Dunkirk, IN 47336
    (765) 768-6075
    0.8 K-5 209
  • Redkey Redkey Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 187 students
    3.5 miles
    6 W Main St
    Redkey, IN 47373
    (765) 369-2571
    3.5 K-5 187
  • Albany Albany Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
    5.9 miles
    700 W State St
    Albany, IN 47320
    (765) 789-6102
    5.9 K-5 292
  • Eaton Eaton Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    7.9 miles
    200 N E Union St
    Eaton, IN 47338
    (765) 396-3301
    7.9 K-5 272

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