West Middle School

12834 Missouri Bottom Rd
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Middle School serves 906 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 906 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students906 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

West Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1726 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
57%
16%
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White
34%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazelwood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Middle School is Hazelwood West High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Holman Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garrett Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hazelwood West Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 125 students
    0.9 miles
    5323 Ville Maria Lane
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 953-7650
    0.9 PK 125
  • Hazelwood Garrett Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 379 students
    1.0 miles
    1400 Ville Rosa Ln
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 953-4200
    1 K-5 379
  • Hazelwood Armstrong Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    1.8 miles
    6255 Howdershell Rd
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 953-4000
    1.8 K-5 452
  • Hazelwood Hazelwood West High School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,112 students
    1.9 miles
    1 Wildcat Ln
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 953-5800
    1.9 9-12 2,112
  • Hazelwood Russell Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
    2.5 miles
    7350 Howdershell Rd
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 953-4750
    2.5 K-5 400

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