West Middle School

271 West St
Brockton, MA 02301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 584 students in grades 6-8, West Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 584 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
584 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

West Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1511 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10%
41%
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20%
44%
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20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
23%
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Black
58%
10%
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White
17%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Middle School's ranking?
West Middle School is ranked #1511 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend West Middle School?
584 students attend West Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of West Middle School students are Black, 17% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Middle School?
West Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does West Middle School offer ?
West Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Middle School part of?
West Middle School is part of Brockton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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