West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 1,174 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1564 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
90%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 MI.
Diversity Score0.190.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • Traverse City Central Grade School Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
    1.6 miles
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  • Traverse City Willow Hill Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    1.8 miles
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