West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 482 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • West Middle School operates within the Montgomery County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 482 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students482 students
West Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %West Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
West Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeWest Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
West Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
11%
16%
West Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
27%
26%
West Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
58%
50%
West Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.66
West Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
52%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County s School District's student population of 4,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,507 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,269 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameMontgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed4,194912
Montgomery County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$45 MM$18 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$44 MM$18 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,507$10,864
Montgomery County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,269$10,591
Montgomery County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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