West Middle School

3301 W 19th St
Sioux City, IA 51103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Middle School serves 950 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 950 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students950 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

West Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1013 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
5%
n/a
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
44%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Middle School is West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loess Hills Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sioux City West High School Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,229 student
    0.4 miles
    2001 Casselman
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6772
    0.4 9-12 1,229
  • Sioux City Loess Hills Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 638 students
    0.9 miles
    1717 Casselman Street
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6843
    0.9 K-5 638
  • Sioux City Liberty Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
    1.3 miles
    1623 Rebecca Street
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6845
    1.3 K-5 754
  • Sioux City Riverside Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.4 miles
    2303 Riverside Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51109
    (712) 279-6811
    1.4 PK-5 320
  • Sioux City Hunt Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 308 students
    2.5 miles
    615 20th St
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-6833
    2.5 K-5 308

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