West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 887 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3013 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
29%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.680.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford SD 205 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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