West Middle School

West Middle School serves 492 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
West Middle School operates within the Montgomery County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 492 students
West Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % West Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
West Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade West Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
West Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
West Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
11%
15%
West Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
27%
26%
West Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
57%
51%
West Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.59 0.45
West Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
n/a
47%
West Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
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.
n/a
7%
West Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Montgomery County s School District's student population of 4,141 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,197 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,966 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 4,141 1,120
Montgomery County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $18 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $44 MM $18 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,197 $10,864
Montgomery County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,966 $10,591
Montgomery County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is West Montgomery High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Stanly Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Gilead Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Mount GileadMount Gilead Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 297 students
    1.3 miles
    100 School St
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-5411
    1.3PK-5297
  • Mount GileadWest Montgomery High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 574 students
    4.8 miles
    147 Warrior Dr
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-6191
    4.89-12574
  • NorwoodNorwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 384 students
    6.9 miles
    400 South Main St
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-4000
    6.9KG-5384
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 442 students
    8.4 miles
    40488 South Stanly School Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-4100
    8.49-12442
  • NorwoodSouth Stanly Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 410 students
    9.8 miles
    12492 Cottonville Rd
    NorwoodNC 28128
    (704)961-5700
    9.86-8410

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