West Middle School

1900 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West Middle School serves 877 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois 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 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

West Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students877 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

West Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3438 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
46%
17%
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White
27%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Middle School is Roosevelt Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galapagos Rockford Charter School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is R K Welsh Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockford R K Welsh Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
    0.5 miles
    2100 Huffman Blvd
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3260
    0.5 K-5 479
  • Rockford Roosevelt Center Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 438 students
    0.7 miles
    978 Haskell Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3265
    0.7 9-12 438
  • Rockford Summerdale Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 420 students
    0.7 miles
    3320 Glenwood Ave
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815) 966-3750
    0.7 PK 420
  • Rockford Haskell Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
    0.9 miles
    515 Maple St
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3355
    0.9 K-5 278
  • Rockford Conklin Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 337 students
    1.2 miles
    3003 Halsted Rd
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815) 654-4860
    1.2 K-5 337

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