West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 449 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#832 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
24%
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Black
42%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in West Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.590.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to West Middle School is Classical Magnet School (0.3 miles away)
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